remblai

noun

earth used for an embankment or rampart

Nearby words

  1. remarriage,
  2. remarry,
  3. remaster,
  4. rematch,
  5. rematerialize,
  6. rembrandt,
  7. rembrandt harmenszoon van rijn,
  8. reme,
  9. remediable,
  10. remedial

Word Origin for remblai

C18: from French, from remblayer to embank, from emblayer to pile up

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Examples from the Web for remblai

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

    The Old Front Line|John Masefield