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slit trench

noun
1.
a narrow trench for one or more persons for protection against enemy fire and fragmentation bombs.
2.
a foxhole.
Origin of slit trench
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45
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slit trench

noun
1.
(military) a narrow trench dug for the protection of a small number of people
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