Fosse road
Fosse \Fosse\, n. [F., fr. L. fossa, fr. fodere, fossum, to dig.] 1. (Fort.) A ditch or moat. [1913 Webster]

2. (Anat.) See {Fossa}. [1913 Webster]

{Fosse road}. See {Fosseway}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Fosse — Fosse, n. [F., fr. L. fossa, fr. fodere, fossum, to dig.] 1. (Fort.) A ditch or moat. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) See {Fossa}. [1913 Webster] {Fosse road}. See {Fosseway}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fosse (disambiguation) — Fosse may refer to:Places* Fosse, town in France * Fosses, Val d Oise, France * Fosses la Ville, Namur, Belgique * La Grande Fosse, Vosges, France * La Petite Fosse, Vosges, France * Nayemont les Fosses, Vosges, France * Fosse, village in Norway… …   Wikipedia

  • Fosse Park — is one of Britain s biggest out of town shopping parks, and is situated near Leicester, England. [ [http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry sectors/construction and property/article715906.ece Times Online News Article] ] The… …   Wikipedia

  • Fosse Way — the Fosse Way a road between Lincoln in eastern England and Exeter in southwest England, built in ancient times by the Romans …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Fosse Way — The Fosse Way was a Roman road in England that linked Exeter ( Isca Dumnoniorum ) in South West England to Lincoln ( Lindum Colonia ) in the East Midlands, via Ilchester ( Lindinis ), Bath ( Aquae Sulis ), Cirencester ( Corinium ) and Leicester ( …   Wikipedia

  • Fosse Way — (also the Fosse Way) a Roman road which crossed southern England from Lincoln in the east to Exeter in the south west. * * * ▪ Roman road, England, United Kingdom       major Roman road that traversed Britain from southwest to northeast. It ran… …   Universalium

  • Fosse — Recorded as Foss and Fosse, and in the west and south west of England as Voss and Vosse, this is an English and very occasionally Scottish, surname of ancient origins. It is residential and derives from the pre 7th century word foss or voss… …   Surnames reference

  • Fosse Way — [the Foss] A road built by the Romans, running from south west England to Ilchester, then Bath, Cirencester and Leicester, reaching *Ermine Street near Lincoln. It was known originally as the Fosse because there was a (defensive) ditch on both… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Fosse Way — Foss Way or Fosse Way noun 1. The Roman road that runs between Exeter and Lincoln 2. (without cap) any of the British Roman roads having a fosse on either side • • • Main Entry: ↑foss …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fosse Way — The Roman road between Lincoln and Exeter via Bath, built with a fosse on each side …   Medieval glossary

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