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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fa-seen, fuh-]
    • /fæˈsin, fə-/
    • /fæ.ˈsiːn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fa-seen, fuh-]
    • /fæˈsin, fə-/

Definitions of fascine word

  • noun fascine a long bundle of sticks bound together, used in building earthworks and batteries and in strengthening ramparts. 1
  • noun fascine A bundle of rods, sticks, or plastic pipes bound together, used in construction or military operations for filling in marshy ground or other obstacles and for strengthening the sides of embankments, ditches, or trenches. 1
  • noun fascine a bundle of long sticks used for filling in ditches and in the construction of embankments, roads, fortifications, etc 0
  • noun fascine a bundle of sticks bound together, formerly used to fill ditches, strengthen the sides of trenches, etc. 0

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Origin of fascine

First appearance:

before 1680
One of the 48% oldest English words
1680-90; < French < Latin fascīna bundle of sticks. See fasces, -ine1

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Parts of speech for Fascine


fascine popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 62% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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