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Definition of Abatis

Abatis
Abatis Ab"a*tis, Abattis Aba"t*tis, ([a^]b"[.a]*t[i^]s; French [.a]`b[.a]`t[=e]") n. [F. abatis, abattis, mass of things beaten or cut down, fr. abattre. See Abate.] (Fort.) A means of defense formed by felled trees, the ends of whose branches are sharpened and directed outwards, or against the enemy.

Meaning of Abatis from wikipedia

- dense abatis. The British found the defences almost impossible to breach and were forced to withdraw with some 2,600 casualties. Other uses of an abatis can...
- (Russian: Большая засечная черта, loosely translated as Great Abatis Line or Great Abatis Border) was a chain of fortification lines, created by Grand...
- Italian poet Baldo Angelo Abati (sixteenth century), Italian naturalist Joaquín Abati (1865-1936), Spanish writer Joël Abati (born 1970), French handball...
- Reuben Abati (born November 7, 1965) is a Nigerian Journalist, Politician, Television Anchor and Newspaper Columnist. He was the PDP's Deputy Governorship...
- Abati (late 16th century-1667) was an Italian poet. We know that he was born in Gubbio, but the rest of his youthful biography is very vague. Abati was...
- Vita e Delle Opere di Ercole Abati Pittore Modenese Cenni [An Outline of the Life and Works of Modenese Painter Ercole Abati] (in Italian). Modena, Italy:...
- construction of new fortification lines across Southern Russia, such as the Great Abatis Line, constantly narrowed the area accessible to incursions. The death of...
- Baldo Angelo Abati (in Latin Baldus Angelus Abatius; born in Gubbio) was an Italian physician and naturalist. He lived in the second half of the sixteenth...
- immediately’ and ἴκρια ‘wooden partition (as on a stage), compartment; abatis, entanglement’ and Latin īco ‘to strike, hit, smite, stab, sting’; ictus...
- but they were halted by the abatis, which was undamaged by the artillery fire. The French began to hack at the abatis and a Hessian sentry came out...
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