cheval-de-frise definition

  • noun:
    • An obstacle composed of barbed wire or surges attached with a wooden framework, regularly prevent adversary advancement.
    • An obstacle manufactured from jagged glass or spikes set into masonry above a wall.
    • some timber or a metal barrel traversed with iron-pointed surges or spears, five or six legs long, familiar with guard a passageway, stop a breach, or hinder the advance of cavalry, etc.
    • just like chevaux-de-frise.
    • A kind of trimming in a pattern of radiating and crossing directly, lines.
    • protective framework composed of a movable obstacle consists of barbed-wire or surges attached with a wooden frame; familiar with obstruct cavalry

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