Sau`cis`son" (?), 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.
A fascine of more than ordinary length.
© Webster 1913.