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Meaning of FOSSE

Pronunciation:  fâs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water
 

FOSSE is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: moat
 
 See Also: trench

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fosse\, n. [F., fr. L. fossa, fr. fodere, fossum, to
dig.]
1. (Fort.) A ditch or moat.

2. (Anat.) See {Fossa}.

{Fosse road}. See {Fosseway}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abri, approach trench, aqueduct, bunker, canal, canalization, channel, communication trench, countermine, coupure, crimp, cut, dike, ditch, double sap, dugout, entrenchment, fire trench, flying sap, fortified tunnel, foxhole, gallery, goffer, gutter, ha-ha, kennel, mine, moat, parallel, pleat, sap, slit trench, sunk fence, trench, trough, tunnel
 

 

 

 

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