from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun plural Loud, frantic, or excited activity; clamor.
- noun plural The sounds of war or warlike activity. Used as a stage direction for moving of soldiers across stage, as in Shakespeare's plays.
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- noun All the
soundsand activitiesof preparationsfor war
- noun in general, any
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Early Modern English, sudden attacks and sallies.]
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