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slit trench

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noun
  1. a narrow trench for one or more persons for protection against enemy fire and fragmentation bombs.
  2. a foxhole.
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Origin of slit trench

First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for slit trench

slit trench

noun
  1. military a narrow trench dug for the protection of a small number of people
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