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Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

by Allied Chambers

flying party a small body of soldiers, equipped for rapid movements, used to harass an enemy; flying phalanger a general name for animals similar ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

flying party (milit.\ a detachment of men employed to hover about *out to neither , and harass an enemy.— Foraging party. See forage.— Parula (par'o-la), n. Free Democratic party. See free.— Greenback or independent party. See greenback ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1896)

A New and Original Work Presenting ... Every Word in the English Language ... and an Exhaustive Encyclopaedia of All the Arts and Sciences

flying party. «. Mil ; A detachment of mc Zool. : The marsupial genus Petaunw, be- lonjring to the family Phalangastidae (Pha- ! 1 1 >. A fold of skin connect*) the fore and hind limbs with the sides. This enables them to take long flying leaps.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of W. D. Whitney (1906)

Flying party (milit. \ a detachment of men employed to hover al»out and haraas an enemy.— Foraging party. See forage.— Free Democratic party. See /we.— Greenback or Independent party. See greenback.— In party t, In part. " Sir," quod ...

Google previewFarrow's Military Encyclopedia (1885)

A Dictionary of Military Knowledge by Edward Samuel Farrow

FLYING PARTY.

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

Flying party, in Military tactics, a detachment of men employed to hover about an enemy. Flying buttress, a buttress in the form of an arch, springing from a solid mass of masonry, and abutting against the springing of another arch, which rises ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (Lexicographer)

Flying party , in Military divided through its whole length by a ...

Google previewDictionary of the Dano-Norwegian and English languages (1897)

by Anton Larsen

- Alyver jib - topsail ; - Korps flying party el . boom . - bro floating bridge . dot floating dock . camp ; - Segl flying seal ; ~ Smerter shooting - dæmning floating dam , caissoon . - evne buoy pains ; - Sommer gossamer .

Google preview“The” Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1895)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Swift ; equipped for swift ning or end of a book ; the blank leaf of a folded motion : as , a flying party . - Flying army , a strong Flying - frog ( Rhacophorus marmoratus ) . body of cavalry and infantry , which is always in imotion to circular , program ...

Google previewLibrary of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship (1895)

Selected from the Standard Authors of All Nations and All Time by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon

flying party disappeared one by one, in different directions, the picked or head men moved steadily onward. On reaching the mouth of the glen they were stopped by about twenty man-of-war's men, ranged in line, and commanding the ...

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