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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intrench  \In*trench"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Intrenched};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Intrenching}.] 
  1.  To  cut  in  to  furrow;  to  make  trenches  in  or  upon 
 
  It  was  this  very  sword  intrenched  it  --Shak. 
 
  His  face  Deep  scars  of  thunder  had  intrenched. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  surround  with  a  trench  or  with  intrenchments,  as  in 
  fortification;  to  fortify  with  a  ditch  and  parapet;  as 
  the  army  intrenched  their  camp,  or  intrenched  itself  ``In 
  the  suburbs  close  intrenched.''  --Shak. 




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