- a long bundle of sticks bound together, used in building earthworks and batteries and in strengthening ramparts.
Origin of fascine
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Examples from the Web for fascine
A fascine revetment is made by placing the fascines as shown in Fig. 14.
A fascine revetment must always be crowned with sods or bags.
The general object is to so dispose the brush as to make the fascine of uniform size, strength, and stiffness from end to end.
The weight of a fascine of partially seasoned material will average 140 lbs.
- a bundle of long sticks used for filling in ditches and in the construction of embankments, roads, fortifications, etc
C17: from French, from Latin fascīna; see fasces