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Scrimʹmage

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A tussle; a slight battle. From the obsolete scrimer, a fencer; French, escrimeur; same root as escarmouch, our skirmish.

Prince Ouffur at this skrymage, for all his pryde,

Fled full fast and sought no guide.”


MS. Lansdowne, 200, f. 10.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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