Za*re"ba (?), n. Mil.

An improvised stockade; especially, one made of thorn bushes, etc.

[Written also zareeba, and zeriba.] [Egypt]

"Ah," he moralizes, "what wonderful instinct on the part of this little creature to surround itself with a zareba like the troops after Osman Digma." R. Jefferies.

 

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