(plural noun) The front line of any field of endeavor, as the line of scrimmage in American football, patrol duty for a policeman.
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of trench.
Trenches Sentence Examples
In the second case all roots that have struck downwards into a cold uncongenial subsoil must be pruned off if they cannot be turned in a lateral direction, and all the lateral ones that have become coarse and fibreless must also be shortened back by means of a clean cut with a sharp knife, while a compost of rich loamy soil with a little bone-meal, and leaf-mould or old manure, should be filled into the trenches from which the old sterile soil has been taken.
Part of the Agora was laid open to Humann, but his trenches have fallen in.
The steep western sides of these trenches often show an angle of slope of 7°.