defilade

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

defilade (third-person singular simple present defilades, present participle defilading, simple past and past participle defiladed)

  1. (transitive) To fortify something as a protection from enfilading fire.

Noun[edit]

defilade (plural defilades)

  1. A fortification having such protection.

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