slit trench

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slit trench was in 1942

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“Slit trench.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slit%20trench. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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