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Definitions of trench:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To encroach.

part of speech: noun

A long narrow cut in the earth: ( fort.) an excavation to interrupt the approach of an enemy: the excavated approaches made by besiegers.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cut a ditch in; to intrench, as an army.

part of speech: noun

A narrow cut or ditch excavated in the earth; in mil., a deep ditch cut for defence, or to interrupt the approach of an enemy; the wall or breastwork formed by the earth thrown out of the ditch.

part of speech: verb

To cut; to dig a ditch in; to fortify or defend with trenches and earthen breastworks; to encroach upon; to furrow deeply with the spade or plough.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cut or dig a ditch: to dig deeply with the spade or plough.

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