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[shuh-voh-duh-freez] /ʃəˈvoʊ dəˈfriz/

plural of .
[shuh-val-duh-freez] /ʃəˈvæl dəˈfriz/
noun, plural chevaux-de-frise
[shuh-voh-duh-freez] /ʃəˈvoʊ dəˈfriz/ (Show IPA), Usually, .
a portable obstacle, usually a sawhorse, covered with projecting spikes or barbed wire, for military use in closing a passage, breaking in a defensive wall, etc.
noun (pl) chevaux-de-frise (ʃəˌvəʊdəˈfriːz)
a portable barrier of spikes, sword blades, etc, used to obstruct the passage of cavalry
a row of spikes or broken glass set as an obstacle on top of a wall


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