Fosse - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɑːs|  American pronunciation of the word fosse
Brit.  |fɒs|  British pronunciation of the word fosse

noun

- ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water (syn: moat)

Examples

...the first line of defense is a water-filled fosse that enemy troops would have to cross...

Houses were unroofed, and the timbers were thrown into the fosse.

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