"enfilade" Definition

  1. n. A line or straight passage, or the position of that which lies in a straight line.
  2. n. A firing in the direction of the length of a trench, or a line of parapet or troops, etc.; a raking fire.
  3. v. t. To pierce, scour, or rake with shot in the direction of the length of, as a work, or a line of troops.

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Position in dictionary: 33104 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., v. t.,
Words that start with "enfilade": 2
Words that end with "enfilade": 1
Words that contain "enfilade": 2
Next words in dictionary: enfiladed, enfilading, enfiled, enfire, enflesh
Previous words in dictionary: enfiercing, enfierced, enfierce, enfever, enfetter

English Dictionary Definition of enfilade

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