Intrench Synonyms & Definitions

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• IntrenchDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To cut in; to furrow; to make trenches in or upon.
  2. (v. t.) To surround with a trench or with intrenchments, as in fortification; to fortify with a ditch and parapet; as, the army intrenched their camp, or intrenched itself.
  3. (v. i.) To invade; to encroach; to infringe or trespass; to enter on, and take possession of, that which belongs to another; -- usually followed by on or upon; as, the king was charged with intrenching on the rights of the nobles, and the nobles were accused of intrenching on the prerogative of the crown.

• IntrenchmentDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) Any defensive work consisting of at least a trench or ditch and a parapet made from the earth thrown up in making such a ditch.
  2. (n.) Any defense or protection.
  3. (n.) An encroachment or infringement.
  4. (n.) The act of intrenching or the state of being intrenched.