intrenching tool

or entrenching tool

  1. a small, collapsible spade used by a soldier in the field for digging foxholes and the like.

Words Nearby intrenching tool Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use intrenching tool in a sentence

  • Thus the innocent foreign-born readers are led like sheep to the shambles, and Privilege gains another intrenching-tool.

    The Old World in the New | Edward Alsworth Ross
  • Conditions may require men to work in pairs, one firing while the other uses his intrenching tool.

  • Keep your intrenching tool free from rust, being especially careful that no rust gets into the sockets.

  • The intrenching-tool is a miniature pickax, one end of which resembles a large-bladed hoe with a sharpened and tempered edge.

  • As soon as each soldier was in place he began burrowing with his intrenching tool.