Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A ditch or moat.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun see foss.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Fort.) A ditch or moat.
  • noun (Anat.) See Fossa.
  • noun See Fosseway.

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  • noun A ditch or moat

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin fossa; see fossa.]

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Via Old French, from Latin fossa ("ditch, trench").

Examples

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  • fosse i can't ditch this one

    January 16, 2007