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fosse

also foss  (fŏs)
n.
A ditch or moat.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin fossa; see fossa1.]

fosse

(fɒs) or

foss

n
(Fortifications) a ditch or moat, esp one dug as a fortification
[C14: from Old French, from Latin fossa; see fossa1]

fosse

or foss

(fɒs, fɔs)

n.
a moat or ditch, esp. in a fortification.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin fossa fossa1]

fosse

A ditch or moat dug as a fortification.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fosse - ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with waterfosse - ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water
trench - a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth
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