Pronunciation: (def"u-lād'), [key]
—n., v., -lad•ed, -lad•ing.
protection or shielding from hostile ground observation and flat projecting fire provided by an artificial or natural obstacle, as a hill.
to shield from enemy fire by using natural or artificial obstacles.
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