slit trench

noun

Definition of slit trench

: a narrow trench especially for shelter in battle from bomb and shell fragments

First Known Use of slit trench

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Slit trench.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slit%20trench. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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