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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- A land mine in which the charge is overlaid by stones or other missiles so placed as to be hurled in the desired direction.

Usage examples (12)
  • In the 5th, I sometimes have a summer lunch that involves pain fougasse aux olives from this nice lady at the Place Maubert market.
  • The fougasse (flame/shrapnel) expedient is similar to the mine except that its explosive force is directional (rather than all-round).
  • And for those who feel the need to defend their perimeter with fougasse, the Army Chemical Corps expedient recipe for improvised napalm is to mix powdered laundry...
  • We've been baking bread this week--brioche, puff pastry, croissant dough used for Danishes, fermented breads, breads made with sourdough starters, cranberry-pecan bread,... for more
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