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

  • noun A shallow pit dug by a soldier in combat for immediate refuge against enemy fire.

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

  • noun (Mil.) a small pit in the ground for individual shelter against enemy fire.

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  • noun military A small pit dug into the ground as a shelter for protection against enemy fire.
  • noun UK the burrow in the ground where a red fox lives.

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  • noun a small dugout with a pit for individual shelter against enemy fire
  • noun a small dugout with a pit for individual shelter against enemy fire

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