layout, lineup, arrangement, classification, formation, categorization, grouping, distribution, disposal, organization, disposition, placement, sequence, order.
was supposed to be the significant factor, there.
A small strip of ground in front was indeed won, but the narrow space allowed of no deployment
against the wide front of the enemy.
He was now a prisoner, and his place in the scout- line was being used as a point of deployment
for the attacking force.