Definition of Schanzes

1. schanze [n] - See also: schanze



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schanzes

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schH
schachnerite
schadenfreude
schadenfreuder
schadenfreuders
schadenfreudes
schafarzikite
schairerite
schallerite
schanse
schanses
schantze
schantzes
schanze
schanzes (current term)
schapbachite
schappe
schapped
schappes
schapska
schapskas
scharlach red
schatchen
schatchens
schatzki ring
schaurteite
schav
schavs

Literary usage of Schanzes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Africa and the Transvaal War by Louis Creswicke (1900)
"The enemy ceased their attacks and went in for volley firing and sniping, coming nearer our redoubts by building schanzes during the night. ..."

2. Three Years' War by Christiaan Rudolf De Wet (1902)
"On this mountain the English had thrown up splendid schanzes, and had also built gun ... Their schanzes were built of stones, and provided with trenches. ..."

3. Cassell's History of the Boer War, 1899-1902 by Richard Danes (1903)
"Terrible, indeed, was the situation of the men who held the southern defences. The lower schanzes, in particular, were exposed to a ..."

4. Selected Writings of the Late William Moorsom Laurence .. by William Moorsom Laurence (1882)
"It was occupied by over a thousand Basutos, who were under cover behind the schanzes and boulders. It was, we are informed, of great strategic importance to ..."

5. Sir Charles Warren and Spion Kop: A Vindication by Defender (1902)
"The schanzes were beautifully made, and in many places were compartments ... Between one edge of this and the schanzes was a flat of about eighty yards. ..."

6. The Transvaal War, 1880-81 by Blanche St. John Moschzisker Bellairs, Lady Bellairs (1885)
"Finding it a particularly strong one—a blockhouse in front, with loopholed wall and schanzes around—he came to the conclusion that the only place to take it ..."

7. The Transvaal War, 1880-81 by Blanche St. John Ballairs, Blanche St. John Moschzisker Bellairs, Lady Bellairs (1885)
"Finding it a particularly strong one—a blockhouse in front, with loopholed wall and schanzes around—he came to the conclusion that the only place to take it ..."

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