outwork[o̵ut′wʉrk′; for v. o̵ut′wʉrk′]
outwork definition by Webster's New World
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Mil. a lesser trench or fortification built out beyond the main defenses
outwork definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb out·worked or out·wrought , out·work·ing, out·works
- To work better or faster than.
- To complete (something); work (something) out.
A minor fortification constructed beyond a main defensive position or fortification.