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British Dictionary definitions for remblai


  1. earth used for an embankment or rampart
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Word Origin

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

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

    The Old Front Line

    John Masefield