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    a pile of earth at the back of a trench that protects soldiers from being fired at from behind

    Bodies were wrapped in groundsheets or blankets, then placed behind the parados to await removal to one of the small cemeteries that sprang up behind the lines.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/01/2013

mic drop

the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it

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