defilade defilade


  • (n) the arrangement of defensive fortifications to protect against enemy fire


  1. But the Bee took its toll: foundering on defilade, 13-year-old Cynthia Kertos of Cleveland wept.
  2. So Clinton is fighting back in defilade -- in the congressional districts of 100 undecided lawmakers whom he believes can be won over with special attention and favors.
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propriety propriety
/prə ˈpraɪ ə ti /