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

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke