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skirmish
Part of Speech: verb
Results: 3
1. To fight slightly or in small parties; to engage in a skirmish or skirmishes; to act as skirmishers.
2. A slight fight in war; a light or desultory combat between detachments from armies, or between detached and small bodies of troops.
3. A slight contest.
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