Definition of Enfilades

1. Noun. (plural of enfilade) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of enfilade) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enfilades

1. enfilade [v] - See also: enfilade

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enfilades

enfested
enfetter
enfettered
enfettering
enfetters
enfever
enfevered
enfevering
enfevers
enfierce
enfierced
enfierces
enfilade
enfilade fire
enfiladed
enfilades (current term)
enfilading
enfiled
enfire
enfired
enfires
enfiring
enfix
enfixed
enfixes
enfixing
enflame
enflamed
enflames
enflaming

Literary usage of Enfilades

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1. Two Thousand Questions and Answers about the War: A Catechism of the Methods by The Review of reviews (1918)
"A gun enfilades a trench when it is placed in such a position that it can fire straight along it, and enfilades troops when its fire takes them on the flank ..."

2. Two Thousand Questions and Answers about the War: A Catechism of the Methods by Julius Washington Muller (1918)
"A gun enfilades a trench when it is placed in such a position that it can fire straight along it, and enfilades troops when its fire takes them on the flank ..."

3. The New Reformation and Its Relation to Moral and Social Problems by Ramsden Balmforth (1893)
"There are in all classes, says Mr. Arnold, natures, "sown more abundantly than one might think, that set up a fire which enfilades, so to speak, ..."

4. China and the Open Door by Charles Coates (1899)
"It is surrounded with deep wet ditches, and it completely, owing to a bend, enfilades the entrance, delivering a cross-fire in conjunction with the outer ..."

5. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1902)
"... papers in the bow-window of the Club, which enfilades Pall Mall—a large plethoric man, with a bunch of seals in a large bow-windowed light waistcoat. ..."

6. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"... papers in the bow-window of the Club, which enfilades Pall Mall—a large plethoric man, with a bunch of seals in a large bow-windowed light waistcoat. ..."

7. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1894)
"Red Bank being a post of Consequence, as it over looks and enfilades the old Fort and vessels, it will be proper ..."

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