Intrenched
Intrench In*trench", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intrenched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intrenching}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cut in; to furrow; to make trenches in or upon. [1913 Webster]

It was this very sword intrenched it. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

His face Deep scars of thunder had intrenched. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To surround with a trench or with intrenchments, as in fortification; to fortify with a ditch and parapet; as, the army intrenched their camp, or intrenched itself. ``In the suburbs close intrenched.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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