If successful, it was to enfilade the Wylie kopjes from that position.
Half front your line that way so as not to let them enfilade you.
It assists in protecting from enfilade, and affords a plunging fire.
From Caribou Ridge the Turks could enfilade parts of our firing-line.
A machine gun of the Canterbury Regiment was posted to enfilade them.
For wherever wire is, ...