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Friday, 3 June 2011

Stuart's Daily Word Spot: Gabion

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Gabion: noun - cylinder of wicker or metal bands, filled with earth or stones for use in engineering or fortification.

‘After Antonio had avenged himself on Roberto, he stuffed the body into the gabion, packed it round with mud and rocks, and heaved it into the wall they were making to defend the hill fort.’

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