Ca*mou"flet (?), n. [F.] Mil.

A small mine, sometimes formed in the wall or side of an enemy's gallery, to blow in the earth and cut off the retreat of the miners.

Farrow.

 

© Webster 1913.

Editor's note. This appears even in corrected versions of Webster 1913 as Camonflet, but other sources make it fairly certain this is still a misreading for Camouflet. - Gr.

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