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Sau`cis`son" (?), Sau`cisse" (?), n. [F., fr. saucisse sausage. See Sausage.]

1. Mining or Gun.

A long and slender pipe or bag, made of cloth well pitched, or of leather, filled with powder, and used to communicate fire to mines, caissons, bomb chests, etc.

2. Fort.

A fascine of more than ordinary length.


© Webster 1913.

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