campshot

[ kamp-shot ]
/ ˈkæmpˌʃɒt /

noun

a facing of planks and piles placed along the bank of a river to prevent erosion.

Nearby words

  1. campong,
  2. camporee,
  3. campos,
  4. campout,
  5. campshed,
  6. campsite,
  7. campstool,
  8. camptocormia,
  9. camptomelia,
  10. camptomelic dwarfism

Origin of campshot

First recorded in 1685–95; origin uncertain

Also called camp·shed·ding, camp·sheet·ing.

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