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[677] the cannon being slung or suspended, by a chain attached to the axle-tree.


Tamp

To pack earth or other material in a mine, in order to confine the effects of an explosion.


Trench

An excavation made in a siege, for the purpose of covering troops as they advance. The term includes parallels and approaches.


Trench-guards

Soldiers placed in the trenches to guard the working-parties.


Wattling

A platting of twigs.

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