A step or ledge on which soldiers in a trench stand to fire.
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of fire step in:
- The US English dictionary