(Law) To commit an unlawful injury to the person, property, or rights of another, with actual or implied force or violence, especially to enter onto another's land wrongfully.
To cut furrows or ditches in.
Break or violate a treaty, a law, a right etc.
To attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate.
(Intransitive, now US regional) To have sex. [from 14th c.]
To surround or fortify with a trench or trenches
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