a moat or defensive ditch in a fortification, usually filled with water.
any ditch, trench, or canal.
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Robert Louis "Bob", 1927–87, U.S. dancer, choreographer, and theater and film director.
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How to use fosse in a sentence
Last week, Magritte the bowler was competing head-to-head against fellow bowler fosse.
“I was thinking of Bob fosse when he took Cabaret and completely changed it for film,” Marshall says.
Like fosse did with Cabaret, Marshall excised two major characters: the Narrator and the Mysterious Man.
fosse uses poetic dialogue, with rhythmic repetitions and silences, to dramatize life and loneliness.Nobel Literature Prize Favorites for Dummies, According to the Bookies | Jimmy So | October 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The playwright Jon fosse could avoid the curse of Henrik Ibsen to become a Norwegian dramatist Nobel laureate.Nobel Literature Prize Favorites for Dummies, According to the Bookies | Jimmy So | October 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
One such thing is Katie Holmes slinking around in all-black and doing her best fosse while crooning “Hit Me With a Hot Note.”‘American Horror Story’ Sings “The Name Game” and 12 Other Bizarre TV Musical Numbers (VIDEO) | Kevin Fallon | January 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Martini prepared a couple of stout mules, and concealed them amongst the thickets on the opposite side of the fosse.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
Up he jumped, ran up the rampart, and then down again into the fosse.Wood Magic | Richard Jefferies
E chi ne assicura, che il Boccaccio non fosse nato nella sua villa di Corbignano quivi poco distante?Giovanni Boccaccio, a Biographical Study | Edward Hutton
"Only the merchants and a few counsellors of the city were present," says Jehan de la fosse (p. 47).History of the Rise of the Huguenots | Henry Baird
The price of wheat, Jehan de la fosse tells us (p. 86) advanced to fifteen francs per "septier."History of the Rise of the Huguenots | Henry Baird
British Dictionary definitions for fosse
a ditch or moat, esp one dug as a fortification
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