Camisade


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Cam`i`sade´


n.1.(Mil.) A shirt worn by soldiers over their uniform, in order to be able to recognize one another in a night attack.
Give them a camisado in night season.
- Holinshed.
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I have seen Frenchmen fight both in open field, in the intaking and the defending of towns or castlewicks, in escalados, camisades, night forays, bushments, sallies, outfalls, and knightly spear-runnings.
And (D) surely must be camisade. Ah, but now comes the rub, for (E) doesn't seem right either.