Definition of Skirmished

1. Verb. (past of skirmish) ¹



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Definition of Skirmished

1. skirmish [v] - See also: skirmish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skirmished

skippingly
skippings
skippy
skips
skips a beat
skipt
skipworthy
skirl
skirlcock
skirled
skirlie
skirling
skirlings
skirls
skirmish
skirmished (current term)
skirmisher
skirmishers
skirmishes
skirmishing
skirmishings
skirmisht
skirr
skirred
skirret
skirrets
skirrett
skirrhus
skirring
skirrs

Literary usage of Skirmished

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"After having skirmished with Jackson's force, estimated correctly at two thousand six hundred men, near Trion, on the morning of April second, he determined ..."

2. History of the One Hundredth Regiment of New York State Volunteers: Being a by George H. Stowits (1870)
"skirmished AND SCOUTED THE ENTIRE ISLAND. THE DIFFICULTIES, SUFFERINGS AND DELAYS OF THE CAMPAIGN. As stated, in obedience to orders, the regiment was ready ..."

3. Froissart in Britain by Jean Froissart, Henry Newbolt (1902)
"... the Englishmen, but skirmished ever by day and by night. And the next morning the lords of England heard mass and ranged again their battalions as they ..."

4. Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the Adjoining Countries: From the by Jean Froissart (1839)
"They came to the gates of Durham, where they skirmished, but made no long stay, and set out on their return, as they had planned at the beginning of the ..."

5. History of the French revolution, and of the wars resulting from that by John James M'Gregor (1821)
"... when large bodies of the enemy's horse appeared in their front, with which the Mysore horse skirmished, and the piquets he- ing immediately advanced, ..."

6. A Hundred Battles in the West, St. Louis to Atlanta, 1861-65: The Second by Marshall P. Thatcher (1884)
"June—2d, marched four miles on Ackworth aud Dallas road skirmishing; 5th, skirmished enemy at same place, captured one prisoner; 8th, marched eighteen ..."

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