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Fougade

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Fouga'de. n.s. [French.] In the art of war, a sort of little mine in the manner of a well, scarce more than ten feet wide and twelve deep, dug under some work or fortification, and charged with barrels or sacks of gunpowder to blow it up, and covered over with earth. Dict.

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Fougade." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 23, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=20249.


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