entrench

Definition of entrench

en`trench´
v. t.1.(Mil.) To surround with a trench or with intrenchments, as in fortification; to fortify with a ditch and parapet. Same as intrench.
2.to establish in a position from which dislodgement is difficult; to place firmly in a strong position.
3.To cut in; to furrow; to make trenches in or upon.

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