hors de combat love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Out of action; disabled.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. out of action; disabled; no longer able to fight

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Out of the combat; disabled from fighting; out of action.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Out of the fight; disabled; unable to take further part in the struggle.

Etymologies

French : hors, out + de, of + combat, combat.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French. (Wiktionary)

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  • Also, you can't beat him if he's mort.

    June 15, 2008

  • You can lead a gift horse uh combat, but you can't make him look you in the mouth.
    -Geneva Convention

    June 14, 2008

  • This comment is a plagiarism of Asativum's blank.

    June 14, 2008

  • This comment intentionally blank.

    June 14, 2008

  • Not to be confused with horse uh combat, or the one you rode in on.

    June 14, 2008

  • Out of action due to injury received in battle. Pronounced "or duh komba"

    June 14, 2008

  • what is this.and how is it pronounced

    June 14, 2008