saucisson

Saucisson

Sau`cis`son"\, Saucisse \Sau`cisse"\, n. [F., fr. saucisse sausage. See Sausage.]

1. (Mining or Gun.) A long and slender pipe or bag, made of cloth well pitched, or of leather, filled with powder, and used to communicate fire to mines, caissons, bomb chests, etc.

2. (Fort.) A fascine of more than ordinary length.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: sauciness
Next Definition: saucy
Words Near: saucisson
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for saucisson
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing saucisson
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Related Searches
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;