onfall

onfall

(ˈɒnˌfɔːl)
n
an attack or onset
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yes, ye would not credit it to look at him, or to hearken to his soft voice, but from the sailing from Orwell down to the foray to Paris, and that is clear twenty years, there was not a skirmish, onfall, sally, bushment, escalado or battle, but Sir Nigel was in the heart of it.
nowhere else is Bumhood handled with such gentleness an onfall of somewhat heavenly loaves for your loafing (50)
Patrollotism is strong; but Death, by starvation and military onfall is stronger.