noun, plural cam·i·sa·dos. Archaic.
a military attack made at night.
Also cam·i·sade [kam-i-seyd, -sahd] /ˌkæm ɪˈseɪd, -ˈsɑd/.
Origin of camisado
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noun plural -sados or -sades
(formerly) an attack made under cover of darkness
Word Origin for camisado
C16: from obsolete Spanish camisada, literally: an attack in one's shirt (worn over the armour as identification), from camisa shirt
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