hors de combat
adverb, adjective French.
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Example sentences from the Web for hors de combat
The fact that more than half of them were hors-de-combat showed how fiercely they had fought.The Cornet of Horse|G. A. Henty
Clouds of kites and troops of monkeys would speedily take such liberties with the fine wires as to place them hors-de-combat.Curiosities of Civilization|Andrew Wynter
Fully one third of the troops which had paraded at dawn in full confidence of success were now hors-de-combat.Ponce de Leon|William Pilling