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Found 3 items, similar to Trenches. English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: trench parit English → English (WordNet) Definition: trench trench n 1: a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth 2: a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor [syn: deep, oceanic abyss] 3: any long ditch cut in the ground v 1: impinge or infringe upon; “This impinges on my rights as an individual”; “This matter entrenches on other domains” [syn: impinge, encroach, entrench] 2: fortify by surrounding with trenches; “He trenched his military camp” 3: cut or carve deeply into; “letters trenched into the stone” 4: set, plant, or bury in a trench; “trench the fallen soldiers”; “trench the vegetables” 5: cut a trench in, as for drainage; “ditch the land to drain it”; “trench the fields” [syn: ditch] 6: dig a trench or trenches; “The National Guardsmen were sent out to trench” English → English (gcide) Definition: Trench Trench \Trench\, v. i. 1. To encroach; to intrench. [1913 Webster] Does it not seem as if for a creature to challenge to itself a boundless attribute, were to trench upon the prerogative of the divine nature? --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. To have direction; to aim or tend. [R.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster] To trench at, to make trenches against; to approach by trenches, as a town in besieging it. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Like powerful armies, trenching at a town By slow and silent, but resistless, sap. --Young. [1913 Webster] Trench \Trench\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trenched; p. pr. & vb. n. Trenching.] [OF. trenchier to cut, F. trancher; akin to Pr. trencar, trenchar, Sp. trinchar, It. trinciare; of uncertain origin.] 1. To cut; to form or shape by cutting; to make by incision, hewing, or the like. [1913 Webster] The wide wound that the boar had trenched In his soft flank. --Shak. [1913 Webster] This weak impress of love is as a figure Trenched in ice, which with an hour's heat Dissolves to water, and doth lose its form. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Fort.) To fortify by cutting a ditch, and raising a rampart or breastwork with the earth thrown out of the ditch; to intrench. --Pope. [1913 Webster] No more shall trenching war channel her fields. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To cut furrows or ditches in; as, to trench land for the purpose of draining it. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Trench \Trench\, n. [OE. trenche, F. tranch['e]e. See Trench, v. t.] 1. A long, narrow cut in the earth; a ditch; as, a trench for draining land. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. An alley; a narrow path or walk cut through woods, shrubbery, or the like. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] In a trench, forth in the park, goeth she. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 3. (Fort.) 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. [1913 Webster] To open the trenches (Mil.), to begin to dig or to form the lines of approach. Trench cavalier (Fort.), an elevation constructed (by a besieger) of gabions, fascines, earth, and the like, about half way up the glacis, in order to discover and enfilade the covered way. Trench plow, or Trench plough, a kind of plow for opening land to a greater depth than that of common furrows. [1913 Webster]

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