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Trench, vb. to cut: “the wide wound that the boar had --ed in his soft flank,” Ven. 1052. “a figure --ed in ice,” Gent. III, 2, 7. “with twenty --ed gashes on his head,” Mcb. III, 4, 27. cf. Entrench. == to dig, to make furrows: “no more shall --ing war channel her fields,” H4A I, 1, 7.* == to drain by digging, to turn off and divert from the usual channel: a little charge will t. him here (the river Trent) H4A III, 1, 112.
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