Definition of Camisado

1. Noun. (archaic) A nocturnal ambush or surprising act of aggression. ¹



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Definition of Camisado

1. an attack made at night [n -DOS or -DOES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Camisado

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camisa
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camisado (current term)
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Literary usage of Camisado

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1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society by Cambridge Philological Society (1884)
"There is only one word in Dr Murray's instances, given above, for which a Spanish or Italian equivalent is not forthcoming. This one word is camisado. ..."

2. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"camisado. A shirt formerly worn by soldiers over their uniform, in order to be able to ... camisado. An attack by surprise at night, or at break of day, ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1858)
"49., gives an interesting account of a camisado, or night attack, ... The camisado was given with such resolution, that the place of armes tooke no alarme, ..."

4. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"See EDD. camisado, a night attack by soldiers ; orig. one in which the attacking soldiers wore shirts over their armour, that they might recognize one ..."

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