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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: skirmish(0.01038 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to skirmish.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
English → English (WordNet)
n : a minor short-term fight [syn: brush, clash, encounter]
v : engage in a skirmish
English → English (gcide)
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.
2. A slight contest.
They never meet but there's a skirmish of wit.
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.