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EtymologyEdit

defile +‎ -ment

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defilement (countable and uncountable, plural defilements)

  1. The act of defiling.
  2. The state of being defiled.
  3. (military) The protection of the interior walls of a fortification from enfilading fire, as by covering them, or by a high parapet on the exposed side.

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