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1    a position or formation subject to fire from a flank along the length of its front  
      vb   tr  
2    to subject (a position or formation) to fire from a flank  
3    to position (troops or guns) so as to be able to fire at a flank  
     (C18: from French: suite, from enfiler to thread on string, from fil thread)  
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Enfield, enfolder, Eliade, enface

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