noun, plural che·vaux-de-frise [shuh-voh-duh-freez] /ʃəˈvoʊ dəˈfriz/. Usually chevaux-de-frise.
Origin of cheval-de-frise
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Historical Examples of chevaux-de-frise
Immediately in front of the rifle-pits, a chevaux-de-frise was constructed.
Their progress was obstructed by chevaux-de-frise and other impediments.History of the Rise of the Huguenots
In the deep channel between, or under cover of these batteries, several ranges of chevaux-de-frise had been sunk.Life And Times Of Washington, Volume 2
John Frederick Schroeder
Such a chevaux-de-frise would defend a trench against the most courageous regiment.Jungle Peace
Tops of trees showed over the high garden wall, and the wall was protected by chevaux-de-frise.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)
Robert Louis Stevenson