\ ˈtrencht How to pronounce trenched (audio) \

Definition of trenched

1 : furrowed or drained by trenches
2 : provided with protective trenches

Examples of trenched in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Technically, the ditches are considered Oakmont’s only water hazards, even if the fast-moving groundwater rarely remains in the trenched channels long enough to puddle. Bill Pennington, New York Times, "William McGirt Wins Memorial to Secure First PGA Victory JUNE 5, 2016," 11 June 2016

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First Known Use of trenched

1541, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Trenched.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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