2. Verb. (third-person singular of rencounter) ¹
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Definition of Rencounters
1. rencounter [v] - See also: rencounter
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Literary usage of Rencounters
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1. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the by William Robertson (1809)
"Many small rencounters happened with alternate success ; the French ravaged part of the ecclesiastical territories; the Imperialists laid waste the Parmesan ..."
2. The Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth, Mountaineer, Scout, Pioneer by James Pierson Beckwourth, Thomas D. Bonner, Charles Godfrey Leland (1892)
"Disagreeable Rencounters in St. Louis—Messenger arrives from Fort Cass— Imminent Peril of the Whites from the infuriated Crows—The Cause— Immediate ..."
3. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"... have been worsted in several rencounters, and lost near 4000 men out of 10000 sent thither, having 1000 killed before ..."
4. Memoirs of the Duke of Sully: Prime Minister to Henry the Great by Maximilien de Béthune Sully, Walter Scott (1877)
"... of Monsieur and the King of Navarre—The queen-mother deceives them by the peace called iht Peace of Monsieur —The war renewed—Military rencounters, ..."
5. History of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America by Abel Stevens (1866)
"Philip Gatch itinerating—John Cooper's Trials — Gatch and Parson Kain—His Rencounters on Frederick Circuit —He is "Tarred" by a Moh—Escapes Conspirators—His ..."
6. The Flag-ship: Or, A Voyage Around the World in the United States Frigate by Fitch Waterman Taylor (1840)
"And those succeeding rencounters came. Ever and anon I saw, far off, the terrible roller that bore down on the weather-beam in its majesty, unseen only as ..."