trench


trench
noun
ADJECTIVE
deep, narrow, shallow
muddy
defensive
enemy
communication, front-line, slit
VERB + TRENCH
dig
TRENCH + NOUN
warfare
foot

The soldiers had to be treated for trench foot.

PREPOSITION
in the trench

life in the trenches in the First World War


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  • Trench — coat Un trench coat est un manteau imperméable généralement descendant jusqu aux mollets, utilisé par plusieurs armées pendant la Première Guerre mondiale et la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Les trench coats sont désormais fabriqués dans une toile… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • trench — /trench/, n. 1. Fort. a long, narrow excavation in the ground, the earth from which is thrown up in front to serve as a shelter from enemy fire or attack. 2. trenches, a system of such excavations, with their embankments, etc. 3. a deep furrow,… …   Universalium

  • Trench — Trench, n. [OE. trenche, F. tranch[ e]e. See {Trench}, v. t.] 1. A long, narrow cut in the earth; a ditch; as, a trench for draining land. Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. An alley; a narrow path or walk cut through woods, shrubbery, or the like. [Obs …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trench — /trench/, n. Richard Chenevix /shen euh vee/, 1807 86, English clergyman and scholar, born in Ireland. * * * (as used in expressions) deep sea trench oceanic trench Mariana Trench trench warfare * * * …   Universalium

  • Trench — Trench, v. i. 1. To encroach; to intrench. [1913 Webster] Does it not seem as if for a creature to challenge to itself a boundless attribute, were to trench upon the prerogative of the divine nature? I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. To have… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trench — Trench, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trenched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trenching}.] [OF. trenchier to cut, F. trancher; akin to Pr. trencar, trenchar, Sp. trinchar, It. trinciare; of uncertain origin.] 1. To cut; to form or shape by cutting; to make by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trench — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS abbigl. impermeabile di taglio sportivo e con cintura in vita, indossato in origine dagli ufficiali inglesi durante la prima guerra mondiale Sinonimi: trench coat. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1933. ETIMO: propr.… …   Dizionario italiano

  • trench|er — trench|er1 «TREHN chuhr», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a) a wooden platter on which meat or other food was formerly served and carved. b) such a platter with the food on it. 2. Obsolete. a slice of bread used instead of a plate or platter. 3. Obsolete …   Useful english dictionary

  • trench — [trentʃ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: trenche act of cutting , from trenchier to cut , probably from Latin truncare; TRUNCATE] 1.) a long narrow hole dug into the surface of the ground ▪ Workers dug a trench for gas lines. 2.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • trench — (n.) late 14c., track cut through a wood, later long, narrow ditch (late 15c.), from O.Fr. trenche a slice, ditch (late 13c.), from trenchier to cut, possibly from V.L. *trincare, from L. truncare to cut or lop off (see TRUNCATE (Cf. truncate)).… …   Etymology dictionary

  • trench — /ingl. trɛntʃ/ [vc. ingl., riduzione di trench coat «impermeabile militare», letteralmente «soprabito (coat) da trincea (trench)»] s. m. inv. impermeabile, soprabito …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione


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