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remblai

/ (French rɑ̃blɛ) /
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noun
earth used for an embankment or rampart
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Word Origin for remblai

C18: from French, from remblayer to embank, from emblayer to pile up
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How to use remblai in a sentence

  • A remblai, also topped with hawthorn, lies a little to the north of this road.

    The Old Front Line|John Masefield
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