lockspit

noun

Definition of lockspit

British
: a small trench cut to indicate the line to be followed in further work (as in making a railroad or a line of fortifications)

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History and Etymology for lockspit

lock entry 3 + spit (spadeful)

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“Lockspit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lockspit. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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