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 Translation for 'abattis' from English to Slovak
NOUN   an abattis | abattis / abattises
SYNO abatis | abattis
voj.
zásek {m} [zátarasa zo stromov]
abattis
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Translation for 'abattis' from English to Slovak

abattis
zásek {m} [zátarasa zo stromov]voj.
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Usage Examples English
  • Under Perkins's direction emplacements and abattis were rapidly constructed, block-houses were built on the Bimaru heights, walls and villages dangerously near the cantonment were blown down and levelled, and a second line of defence within the enclosure was improvised.
  • On the left of XII Corps to the east of the Suippes river, the 24th Division established a flank guard by attacking through Bois des Abattis towards Germains and Baden-Baden trenches.
  • In the weeks leading up to the battle, Macomb, knowing full well he would be greatly outnumbered, worked with his men to move trees and create fake roads; in order to obscure the genuine roads and lead the British into dead-end traps far from the three nearby American forts (a maneuver Macomb called "abattis").
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