Enfilading
Enfilade En`fi*lade", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enfiladed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enfilading}.] (Mil.) To pierce, scour, or rake with shot in the direction of the length of, as a work, or a line of troops. --Campbell. [1913 Webster]

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