Definition of Schantzes
1. schantze [n] - See also: schantze
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schantzes
Literary usage of Schantzes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Boer War by Foster Hugh Egerton Cunliffe (1901)
"7 am they opened fire upon the long lines of schantzes which dotted every ... All along the sky-line stretched the schantzes whose fire the battalions had ..."
2. Troubles in the Balkans by John L C Booth (1905)
"The only use the schantzes could have been was as a protection in the final rush, from which to throw dynamite bombs, the insurgents' favourite weapons. ..."
3. Records of the Rough Riders (XXth Battalion Imperial Yeomanry.): Boer War by H. G. McKenzie Rew (1907)
"... a kopje was selected and made secure by building schantzes, ie, stone breastworks, and a strong picquet was placed here. During the night the sentry on ..."
4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1902)
"Bill Pester feared not the bullets which rained from the Tugela trenches and from the frowning schantzes on the hills above. Not one of all the thousand ..."