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fosse

noun \ˈfäs\

Definition of fosse

  1. :  ditch, moat



Examples of fosse

  1. <the first line of defense is a water-filled fosse that enemy troops would have to cross>



Variants of fosse

or foss play \ˈfäs\

Origin of fosse

Middle English fosse, from Anglo-French, from Latin fossa, from feminine of fossus


First Known Use: 15th century

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