Origin of camouflet
Examples from the Web for camouflet
The camouflet totally destroys the enemy's gallery, but does not break the surface.Fighting the Boche Underground|Harry Davis Trounce
We had five men buried by a camouflet—they began at once to recover the bodies.
Working parties were heavy, and on one occasion the Bosche blew a camouflet while work was in progress.
When an enemy mine is being dug, a camouflet destroys it before completion.
Having driven the estimated distance to meet the enemy, the question constantly arises, "Will it pay us now to fire a camouflet?"New Zealanders at Gallipoli|Major Fred Waite