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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Combat  \Com"bat\  (?  or  ?;  277),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Combated}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Combating}.]  [F.  combattre  pref.  com-  + 
  battre  to  beat  fr  L.  battuere  to  strike.  See  {Batter}.] 
  To  struggle  or  contend,  as  with  an  opposing  force;  to  fight. 
 
  To  combat  with  a  blind  man  I  disdain.  --Milton. 
 
  After  the  fall  of  the  republic,  the  Romans  combated 
  only  for  the  choice  of  masters.  --Gibbon. 




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