fascine

noun
fas·​cine | \fa-ˈsēn, fə- \

Definition of fascine 

: a long bundle of sticks of wood bound together and used for such purposes as filling ditches and making revetments for riverbanks

First Known Use of fascine

circa 1688, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fascine

French, from Latin fascina, from fascis

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