Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Weird Word Wednesday
1A volley of gunfire directed along a line from end to end.
‘they were mown down by an enfilade of artillery’
2A suite of rooms with doorways in line with each other.
Direct a volley of gunfire along the length of (a target)
‘a sweeping crossfire enfiladed our riflemen’
Early 18th century (denoting the position of a military post commanding the length of a line): from French, from enfiler ‘thread on a string, pierce from end to end’, from en- ‘in, on’ + fil ‘thread’.
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