- (n.) A hollow cylinder of wickerwork, like a basket without a bottom. Gabions are made of various sizes, and filled with earth in building fieldworks to shelter men from an enemy's fire.
- (n.) An openwork frame, as of poles, filled with stones and sunk, to assist in forming a bar dyke, etc., as in harbor improvement.
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Definitions for: BAGNIO
- (n.) A house for bathing, sweating, etc.; -- also, in Turkey, a prison for slaves.
- (n.) A brothel; a stew; a house of prostitution.