Definition of fire step in English:

fire step

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  • A step or ledge on which soldiers in a trench stand to fire.
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    • An officer blundered down the trench telling the men to mount the fire-step and fight.
    • Soldiers would be sent to the fire step as darkness approached in preparation for surprise attacks.
    • On the side of the trench facing the enemy a ‘fire step’ was cut into the wall.

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