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trench
Part of Speech: verb
Results: 9
Part of Speech: verb transitive
3. To cut furrows or ditches in; as, to trench land for the purpose of draining it.
4. To dig or cultivate very deeply, usually by digging parallel contiguous trenches in succession, filling each from the next; as, to trench a garden for certain crops.
5. A long, narrow cut in the earth; a ditch; as, a trench for draining land.
7. An excavation made during a siege, for the purpose of covering the troops as they advance toward the besieged place. The term includes the parallels and the approaches.
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