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fossealso foss (fŏs)
A ditch or moat.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin fossa; see fossa1.]
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(Fortifications) a ditch or moat, esp one dug as a fortification
[C14: from Old French, from Latin fossa; see fossa1]
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or foss(fɒs, fɔs)
a moat or ditch, esp. in a fortification.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin fossa fossa1]
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A ditch or moat dug as a fortification.
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