Definition of FOSSE

a long narrow channel dug in the earth <the first line of defense is a water-filled fosse that enemy troops would have to cross>
Synonyms dike, fosse (or foss), gutter, sheugh [chiefly Scottish], trench, trough
Related Words acequia [Southwest], culvert, drain, draw, gully (also gulley), ravine; drill, furrow; ha-ha, moat, stank [British dialect], sunk fence; kennel

Variants of FOSSE

fosse or foss

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