He grew to manhood in a warrior and raiding society immersed in centuries of conflict with Spanish settlers.
Nonetheless, the base itself had a number of American weapons that wound up in the hands of the raiding militias.
We have a long tradition of raiding and plundering each other.
I had never craved a carrot before, or fantasized about raiding an apple tree in a nearby garden.
Their plan ends Medicare as we know it” is met with “the president is raiding Medicare.
By a quarter to nine all was over, and the hulls of the raiding vessels disappeared round the castle promontory.
He had been taken to his own home by the leader of the raiding force.
In its earlier, more elemental expression this enterprise takes the form of raiding, by land and sea.
He therefore decided to end his raiding and put in at Newport News.
"Never light this until you know the Indians are raiding west of the Christobal," were his orders.
early 15c., "mounted military expedition," Scottish and northern English form of rade "a riding, journey," from Old English rad "a riding, ride, expedition, journey; raid," (see road). The word died out by 17c., but was revived by Scott ("The Lay of the Last Minstrel," 1805), ("Rob Roy," 1818), with extended sense of "attack, foray."