Sentence Examples


  • No attempt was made to entrench the position systematically, but on the left the 2nd and 3rd Corps made some disconnected shelter trenches and gun-pits, while the 4th Corps in the centre began to improve available cover.
  • Hood's army was unable immediately to cross the Harpeth river and was compelled to entrench his forces south of the town until his wagon trains and artillery could be sent over the stream by means of two small bridges.
  • People are too entrenched in their current ways of working.
  • The test of remoteness was one well entrenched in common law.
  • We are still firmly entrenched in the modern era.

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