Definition of Counterblows

1. Noun. (plural of counterblow) ¹



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Definition of Counterblows

1. counterblow [n] - See also: counterblow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterblows

counterbalancing
counterbattery
counterbattery fire
counterbeat
counterbeats
counterbiblical
counterbid
counterbidder
counterbidders
counterbidding
counterbids
counterblast
counterblasts
counterblockade
counterblow
counterblows (current term)
counterbluff
counterbluffs
counterbombardment
counterbore
counterbored
counterbores
counterboring
counterboycott
counterboycotts
counterbrace
counterbraced
counterbraces
counterbracing
counterbuff

Literary usage of Counterblows

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1. Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War by George Francis Robert Henderson (1898)
"... it was with difficulty that the fierce counterblows of the Federals were beaten off. Jackson had been unable to participate in the conflict. ..."

2. History of the World War by Frank Herbert Simonds (1919)
"... French counterblows at Verdun had been checked, and the Germans were advancing on both of the wings, clearing the way for their final attack by the ..."

3. Life and Times of Stein, Or, Germany and Prussia in the Napoleonic Age by John Robert Seeley (1879)
"... for he remained himself through all the fiery blows and counterblows of the Baron in princely indifference like one of the gods of Epicurus. ..."

4. The New York Times Current History (1918)
"June 11—French deliver two counterblows in the centre and left of the Noyon-Mont- didier line, drive Germans back between ..."

5. The History of the Jewish Church by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (1882)
"... ita hopes and fears as that which was covered by the blows and counterblows between Antiochus the Brilliant Madman and Judas the Hammer of the Heathen. ..."

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