A long narrow trench or excavation, especially in a fortification.
- ‘Almost looks like the fosses that surrounded the medieval castles,’ Emily reflected.
- Making the great fosse was one of many human manipulations of this land.
- A temporary injunction has prevented removal of an ancient walled ditch, or fosse, part of the boundary of medieval Carrickmines Castle in south Co Dublin, which lies in the path of the last section of the M50 motorway.
Words that rhyme with fosseacross, boss, Bros, cos, cross, crosse, doss, dross, emboss, en brosse, floss, gloss, Goss, joss, Kos, lacrosse, loss, moss, MS-DOS, Ross
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of fosse in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.