Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n fougade Milit., a little mine in the form of a well, 8 or 10 feet wide and 10 or 12 deep, charged with sacks of powder, or powder and shells, and covered with stones or earth. Sometimes a fougade is dug outside the works of a fortification or post as a defense, and sometimes beneath to destroy them by explosion.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
- n Fougade foo-gäd′ (mil.) a small mine from six to twelve feet under ground, charged either with powder or loaded shells, and sometimes loaded with stones
- Fougade Also Fougasse′