The work of intrenching or even the condition of being intrenched.
Any protective work consisting of at the least a trench or ditch and a parapet made of our planet thrown up for making such a ditch.
Any protection or security.
An encroachment or violation.
The act of intrenching.
In fortification, a general term for a-work consisting of a trench or ditch and a parapet (the latter formed associated with planet dug from ditch), built for a defense against an enemy. See cut-under parapet.
Figuratively, any defense or security.
an entrenched fortification; a situation shielded by trenches