entrenching tool definition

  • noun:
    • A short shovel, frequently with collapsible handle, utilized by troops for searching entrenchments, foxholes an such like.
    • a hand shovel carried by infantrymen for digging trenches
    • a brief shovel, generally with collapsible handle, employed by troops for looking entrenchments, foxholes an such like.
    • a hand shovel carried by infantrymen for digging trenches
    • a brief shovel, generally with collapsible handle, utilized by troops for looking entrenchments, foxholes etc.
    • a hand shovel carried by infantrymen for searching trenches
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