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reconnoitermore about reconnoiter


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Reconnoiter  \Rec`on*noi"ter\,  Reconnoitre  \Rec`on*noi"tre\ 
  (r?k`?n*noi"t?r),  v.  t.  [F.  reconnoitre,  a  former  spelling  of 
  reconna[^i]tre.  See  {Recognize}.] 
  1.  To  examine  with  the  eye  to  make  a  preliminary  examination 
  or  survey  of  esp.,  to  survey  with  a  view  to  military  or 
  engineering  operations. 
  2.  To  recognize.  [Obs.]  --Sir  H.  Walpole. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  :  get  the  lay  of  the  land  [syn:  {scout},  {reconnoitre}] 

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