verb (used with or without object)
Examples from the Web for intrench
They accordingly fell back upon Altkirch, to intrench a few miles beyond their own border.
The only security, therefore, for the Greeks, would be to fall back and intrench themselves at Thermopylæ.Xerxes|Jacob Abbott
Grant now turned his attention towards Petersburg, but Lee was there before him and intrenched, so the Union army had to intrench.Comic History of the United States|Bill Nye
The thing for these targets to do, they knew, was to intrench and begin to return the infantry and automatics' fire.The Last Shot|Frederick Palmer
Fannin was to intrench at Victoria, on the Guadalupe, and await further orders.For the Liberty of Texas|Edward Stratemeyer