caponiere (plural caponieres)
- (military, historical) A work made across or in the ditch, to protect it from the enemy, or to serve as a covered passageway.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for caponiere in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
- plural of