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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A long cylindrical bundle of wooden sticks bound together at intervals by a choker or withy.

Usage examples (32)
  • This term continues in English as "fascine", a bundle of twigs used in WW1 to cross trenches.
  • The circumference of a fascine should be 25 inches.
  • St. Joseph; twenty in two fascine batteries, and four men-of-war, mounting sixty-four guns each.
  • Gustavus changed the color of his arms to gold, and altered the old fascine into a sheaf of grain. for more
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