tenaille

noun
te·​naille | \tə̇ˈnā(ə)l, -nī\
plural -s

Definition of tenaille 

: an outwork in the main ditch between two bastions of a fortification

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History and Etymology for tenaille

Middle French, literally, forceps, pincers, from Late Latin tenacula, plural of tenaculum instrument for holding

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