Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of bushment.

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Examples

  • I have seen Frenchmen fight both in open field, in the intaking and the defending of towns or castlewicks, in escalados, camisades, night forays, bushments, sallies, outfalls, and knightly spear-runnings.

    The White Company

  • He and Sir Nigel sat late in high converse as to bushments, outfalls, and the intaking of cities, with many tales of warlike men and valiant deeds.

    The White Company

  • Six great land battles I count, with four upon sea, and seven and fifty onfalls, skirmishes and bushments.

    The White Company

  • I shame not to say that of bushments in the cold dawn I had seen as much as I had stomach for, under Paris.

    A Monk of Fife

  • I myself have had thirty bushments break upon me, and truly I think I have laid in ambuscade twice as often myself, it being a favourite practice in our King’s mode of making war.”

    Quentin Durward

  • I myself have had thirty bushments break upon me, and truly I think I have laid in ambuscade twice as often myself, it being a favourite practice in our King's mode of making war. "

    Quentin Durward

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