Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Flying Party
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
The 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 ...
The 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 ...
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.
The 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 ...
A Dictionary of Military Knowledge by Edward Samuel Farrow
A 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 ...
A 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 ...
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 .
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 ...
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 ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Flying Party
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic: