förhuggning

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Swedish[edit]

förhuggning

Etymology[edit]

förhugga +‎ -ning, used in Swedish since 1761, likely inspired by German Verhau.

The verb förhugga (obsolete, never listed in SAOL) is known from Old Swedish forhugga, from Middle Low German vorhouwen, cognate with German verhauen.

Noun[edit]

förhuggning c

  1. (military) an abatis, a defense obstacle made by felling trees in a mesh

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