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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Fougasse (Mil) A small mine, in the form of a well sunk from the surface of the ground, charged with explosive and projectiles. It is made in a position likely to be occupied by the enemy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fougasse Same as fougade.
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In literature:

A fougasse is a charge of powder buried at the bottom of a sloping pit.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 6" by Various