Definition of Fougade

1. n. A small mine, in the form of a well sunk from the surface of the ground, charged with explosive and projectiles. It is made in a position likely to be occupied by the enemy.



Definition of Fougade

1. a pit filled with explosives and stones [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fougade

fou
fouat
fouats
foud
foudrie
foudries
foudroyant
fouds
fouer
fouest
fouet
fouets
fouette
fouettes
fouetté
fougade (current term)
fougades
fougerite
fough
fought
foughten
foughtier
foughty
foul
foul-mouthed
foul-smelling
foul-spoken
foul-up

Literary usage of Fougade

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1. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"Hence the surname 'Foster'. fougade, a small powder-mine ; applied to the gunpowder plot of Guy Fawkes; 'The fougade or powder plot', Sir T. Browne, Rel. ..."

2. Journal by Institution of Electrical Engineers Radio Section (1874)
"That of the secret service fougade within the lines of fortification closing the approaches into Paris. One or two well- directed " shots " would have ..."

3. The Proceedings of the Hague Peace Conferences: Translation of the Official by James Brown Scott (1920)
"The question of the prohibition in the field artillery of mining or fougade shells being put to vote; ten countries voted yea (Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands ..."

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