Definition of Counterstrokes
1. counterstroke [n] - See also: counterstroke
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterstrokes
Literary usage of Counterstrokes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Battle of Wörth, August 6th, 1870 by George Francis Robert Henderson (1899)
"The only symptoms of activity were the local counterstrokes, and from first ... At Ligny, the Prussians made a series of frontal counterstrokes with small ..."
2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"But, instead of acting on the defensive, he instituted a system of bold counterstrokes. Jourdan was replaced in command of the Army of the North by Pichegru ..."
3. The Canadian Dominion: A Chronicle of Our Northern Neighbor by Oscar Douglas Skelton (1921)
"... Canadian volunteers was rushed west, and the rebellion was put down quickly, but not without some hard fighting and gallant strokes and counterstrokes. ..."