Definition for EN-FI-LADE'

EN-FI-LADE', v.t. [from the noun; Sp. enfilar.]

To pierce, scour or rake with shot, in the direction of a line, or through the whole length of a line. In conducting approaches at a siege, care should be taken that the trenches be not enfiladed. Encyc. In a position to enfilade the works at Fort Isle. Washington.

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