Skirmish

An engagement between small parties.

Skirmish

• (v. i.) To fight slightly or in small parties; to engage in a skirmish or skirmishes; to act as skirmishers. • (v. i.) A slight contest. • (v. i.) A slight fight in war; a light or desultory combat between detachments from armies, or between detached and small bodies of troops.
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skirmish

(from the article `tactics`) ...was probably a greater strategist than he was a tactician. While he continued the work begun by the Revolution, perhaps his most important ...
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Skirmish

Skir'mish intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Skirmished ; present participle & verbal noun Skirmishing .] [ Middle English skirmishen , scarmishen , Old French escremir , eskermir , to fence, fig...
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Skirmish

Skir'mish noun [ Middle English scarmishe , scrymishe . See Skirmish , intransitive verb ] 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 co...
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Skirmish

A wargaming term describing an engagement between two parties.
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Skirmish

The USS Skirmish was an American Admirable Class minesweeper of 625 tons displacement launched in 1943. The USS Skirmish was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 14.5 knots and carried a complement of 104. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun and four 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.
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skirmish

[v] - engage in a skirmish
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