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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of strafe.


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  • In such cases the hunters may become the hunted, and may perchance be 'strafed' themselves.

    Stand By! Naval Sketches and Stories

  • Exactly how they "strafed" the immoral and ubiquitous Hun submarine it is inexpedient to say.

    Stand By! Naval Sketches and Stories

  • I knew it was risky, for if I had been found out, I would have been "strafed" for this, just as hard as if I had tried to escape.

    Three Times and Out: A Canadian Boy's Experience in Germany

  • But after mining has been in progress for some time, and various craters have been blown and sapped out to, and after trench mortars have "strafed" consistently for many months and torn the original surface of the ground to pieces, the actual position of the trenches themselves becomes haphazard.

    No Man's Land

  • As old-fashioned believers in the Bible they had to admit to being thoroughly "strafed" in the argument, yet they had no way out, such as an intelligent understanding of the Bible affords.

    Thoughts on religion at the front

  • The doctor in the base camp knows that he will be abominably "strafed" if he sends "crocks" to the front.

    A Padre in France

  • The Germans "strafed" this trench overnight, and the men are tired and sleepy.

    War and the future: Italy, France and Britain at war

  • Overnight they had been "strafed" and there had been a number of casualties; there were smashed rifles about and a smashed-up machine gun emplacement, and the men were dog-tired and many of them sleeping like logs, half buried in clay.

    War and the future: Italy, France and Britain at war

  • Lieutenant Bridgeman went out over the German line and "strafed" a depot.

    Tam o' the Scoots

  • Discipline was rigid and they were "strafed" for any infraction of rules; that is, they were subjected to cuts in pay.

    World's War Events, Vol. II


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