Lieutenant Charpentier ordered a clearing made and a circular abatis of underbrush constructed about the camp.
"Tarzan of the Apes" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
He had waited long, and worked hard, and his whole soul went out as he watched the troops cross the abatis and scale the works.
"Good Stories For Great Holidays" by Frances Jenkins Olcott
Jagged abatis, driven piles, and artificial lumber, bar the way before us.
"Campaigns of a Non-Combatant," by George Alfred Townsend
This abatis was a formidable and fearful obstruction.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
Abatis on open ground is most conveniently made of branches about 15 feet long.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
Probably they did not wish to taste Ser Neri degli Abati's cookery a second time.
"Dante: His Times and His Work" by Arthur John Butler
In these cases I threw up an earth-work, and protected it with abatis.
"The Battle of Atlanta" by Grenville M. Dodge
Again, at double-quick, the column went forward to within fifty yards of the fort, to meet there another line of abatis.
"The Black Phalanx" by Joseph T. Wilson
Here the enemy had strong earthworks, with an almost impenetrable abatis.
"Uncle Daniel's Story Of "Tom" Anderson And Twenty Great Battles" by John McElroy
Without making the least noise, Si reached the edge of the abatis.
"Si Klegg, Book 6 (of 6) Si And Shorty, With Their Boy Recruits, Enter On The Atlanta Campaign" by John McElroy