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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: skirmish (0.01038 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to skirmish.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: skirmish pertempuran kecil
English → English (WordNet) Definition: skirmish skirmish n : a minor short-term fight [syn: brush, clash, encounter] v : engage in a skirmish
English → English (gcide) Definition: Skirmish Skirmish \Skir"mish\, n.[OE. scarmishe, scrymishe. See Skirmish, v. i.] 1. A slight fight in war; a light or desultory combat between detachments from armies, or between detached and small bodies of troops. [1913 Webster] 2. A slight contest. [1913 Webster] They never meet but there's a skirmish of wit. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Skirmish \Skir"mish\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Skirmished; p. pr. & vb. n. Skirmishing.] [OE. skirmishen, scarmishen, OF. escremir, eskermir, to fence, fight, F. escrimer, of German origin; cf. OHG. scirmen to protect, defend, G. schirmen, OHG. scirm, scerm, protection, shield, G. schirm; perhaps akin to Gr. ???? a sunshade. Cf. Scaramouch, Scrimmage.] To fight slightly or in small parties; to engage in a skirmish or skirmishes; to act as skirmishers. [1913 Webster]

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