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Examples from the Web for reconnoitre
With the first streak of day, the Doctor was up to reconnoitre the position of the enemy.The Field of Ice
Next I thought it would be well to look abroad and reconnoitre once more.Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood
Tom made a hasty breakfast, and then went outside to reconnoitre.
He determined at last to reconnoitre again from the roof of the gallery.
I'll reconnoitre while you go, and keep an eye on the front of the house.Mistress Wilding
- to survey or inspect (an enemy's position, region of land, etc); make a reconnaissance (of)
- the act or process of reconnoitring; a reconnaissance
C18: from obsolete French reconnoître to inspect, explore; see recognize
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