Associations to the word «Abattis»

Wiktionary

ABATTIS, noun. Alternative spelling of abatis

Dictionary definition

ABATTIS, noun. A line of defense consisting of a barrier of felled or live trees with branches (sharpened or with barbed wire entwined) pointed toward the enemy.

Wise words

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