Defiladed
Defilade De`fi*lade", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Defiladed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Defilading}.] [Cf. F. d['e]filer to defile, and d['e]filade act of defiling. See 1st {Defile}.] (Mil.) To raise, as a rampart, so as to shelter interior works commanded from some higher point. [1913 Webster]

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