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Foray

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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CIDE DICTIONARY

Forayn. [Another form of forahe. Cf. Forray.].
     A sudden or irregular incursion in border warfare; hence, any irregular incursion for war or spoils; a raid.  Spenser.  [1913 Webster]
    "The huge Earl Doorm, . . .
    Bound on a foray, rolling eyes of prey.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Forayv. t. 
     To pillage; to ravage.  [1913 Webster]
    "He might foray our lands."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Foray, n. & v.
--n. a sudden attack; a raid or incursion.
--v.intr. make or go on a foray.

Etymology
ME, prob. earlier as verb: back-form. f. forayer f. OF forrier forager, rel. to FODDER

THESAURUS

Foray

air attack, air raid, air strike, banditry, board, boarding, brigandage, brigandism, depredate, depredation, despoil, despoiling, despoilment, despoliation, direption, escalade, fire raid, fleece, forage, foraging, freeboot, freebooting, gut, harass, harry, incursion, inroad, inundate, invade, invasion, irruption, loot, looting, make a raid, make an inroad, maraud, marauding, overrun, overswarm, overwhelm, pillage, pillaging, plunder, plundering, prey on, raid, raiding, ransack, ransacking, rape, rapine, ravage, ravagement, ravaging, raven, ravish, ravishment, razzia, reive, reiving, rifle, rifling, sack, sacking, saturation raid, scale, scale the walls, scaling, shuttle raid, spoil, spoiling, spoliate, spoliation, storm, sweep, take by storm

ROGET THESAURUS

Foray

Attack

N attack, assault, assault and battery, onset, onslaught, charge, aggression, offense, incursion, inroad, invasion, irruption, outbreak, estrapade, ruade, coupe de main, sally, sortie, camisade, raid, foray, run at, run against, dead set at, storm, storming, boarding, escalade, siege, investment, obsession, bombardment, cannonade, fire, volley, platoon fire, file fire, fusillade, sharpshooting, broadside, raking fire, cross fire, volley of grapeshot, whiff of the grape, feu d'enfer, cut, thrust, lunge, pass, passado, carte and tierce, home thrust, coupe de bec, kick, punch, battue, razzia, Jacquerie, dragonnade, devastation, eboulement, assailant, aggressor, invader, base of operations, point of attack, echelon, attacking, aggressive, offensive, obsidional, up in arms, on the offensive, Int, up and at them!, the din of arms, the yell of savage rage, the shriek of agony, the groan of death, their fatal hands no second stroke intend, thirst for glory quells the love of life.

Stealing

N stealing, theft, thievery, latrociny, direption, abstraction, appropriation, plagiary, plagiarism, autoplagiarism, latrocinium, spoliation, plunder, pillage, sack, sackage, rapine, brigandage, foray, razzia, rape, depredation, raid, blackmail, piracy, privateering, buccaneering, license to plunder, letters of marque, letters of mark and reprisal, filibustering, filibusterism, burglary, housebreaking, badger game, robbery, highway robbery, hold-up, mugging, peculation, embezzlement, fraud, larceny, petty larceny, grand larceny, shoplifting, thievishness, rapacity, kleptomania, Alsatia, den of Cacus, den of thieves, blackmail, extortion, shakedown, Black Hand, thief, thieving, thievish, light-fingered, furacious, furtive, piratical, predaceous, predal, predatory, predatorial, raptorial, stolen, sic vos non vobis.


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