Thesaurus / enfilade
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All three blockhouses were constructed as bastions, so as to enfilade the northern and eastern faces.

SambaHerbert Strang

To be sure they are, and if you sit still you will be able to enfilade them as they retreat.

A Double KnotGeorge Manville Fenn

From Caribou Ridge the Turks could enfilade parts of our firing-line.

At dawn we were able to enfilade with machine-guns the vacated trenches.

The enemy held the ridges across the valley and from them directed an accurately ranged machine-gun fire in enfilade.

The Guides Infantry were directed to ascend the highest point of the western hill and, from this, to enfilade the enemy.

Enfilade Fire, fire directed down the length of a trench or a line of troops from a point at right angles to their front.

Those fellows will be certain that I am up here, while I enfilade them from the western end with this fine binocular.

EremaR. D. Blackmore

Down the valley of the Ancre at its bend they had more or less of an enfilade.

It was now well inside the French position, and no longer felt the enfilade fire that swept the crest it had passed over.

WORDS RELATED TO ENFILADE

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