Definition of Blindage

1. n. A cover or protection for an advanced trench or approach, formed of fascines and earth supported by a framework.



Definition of Blindage

1. Noun. (military) A cover or protection for an advanced trench or approach, formed of fascines and earth supported by a framework. ¹

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Definition of Blindage

1. a protective screen [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blindage

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blind spot
blind spots
blind staggers
blind stitch
blind stitches
blind stitching
blind study
blind test
blind thrust fault
blind tiger
blind tigers
blind tooling
blind trust
blindable
blindage (current term)
blindages
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blinded
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blinders
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blindfish
blindfishes
blindfold
blindfolded
blindfoldedness
blindfolding

Literary usage of Blindage

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1. The War with Mexico by Justin Harvey Smith (1919)
"... rose the masonry buildings of the military college, skilfully though incompletely reinforced with sand-bags and screens of timber (blindage), ..."

2. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1835)
"This kind of blindage is also constructed to cover a man while employed in piercing the escarp ... A blindage is sometimes formed independently of any wall, ..."

3. A Military Dictionary, Comprising Terms, Scientific and Otherwise, Connected by George Elliot Voyle, G. de Saint-Clair-Stevenson (1876)
"There is the single blindage, which consists of a row of beams leaning against a wall or ... Then there is the double blindage, made of two sets of beams, ..."

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