- assad, hafez al-,
- assam states,
- assassin bug
Origin of assailant
Examples from the Web for assailant
Somebody yanks Chan and elbows him and he is momentarily distracted trying to apprehend his assailant.
The rationale in those cases, he said, is that DNA should be used to identify the assailant.How the U.S. Ended Up With 400,000 Untested Rape Kits|Caitlin Dickson|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My assailant will remain unpunished, and life on this campus will continue its course as if nothing had happened.Harvard’s Biggest Problem With Sexual Assault Is Harvard Itself|Emily Shire|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Depending on the setting this allows the gamer to actually listen to his assailant.
Harold stalks Rosemary, as he presumes Kim was stalked by her assailant.
If any assailant strive to follow, strike him down without mercy.The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn|Evelyn Everett-Green
With his temper and dangerous surroundings, he was a man to be dreaded by his foes, for he meant to kill any assailant.
Garibaldi coolly parried the blow, and struck down his assailant, while Missori shot the three nearest dragoons with his revolver.The Liberation of Italy|Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
In a moment Ugh-lomi dropped his club and had his assailant by the waist, and had pitched him sideways sprawling.Tales of Space and Time|Herbert George Wells
Failing to reach me across the table, my assailant tried to dodge me by false starts, now at this side, now at that.A Day's Ride|Charles James Lever
1530s, from French assailant, noun use of present participle of assailir (see assail). Earlier in same sense was assailer (c.1400).