verb (used with or without object), re·con·noi·tred, re·con·noi·tring.Chiefly British.
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As soon as they had gotten clear of the reefs, they did not stop to reconnoitre the camp, but pushed by at full speed.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith
The instant the French had landed a regiment, a company was pushed on to reconnoitre—skirmishers or pickets were sent on in front.The British Expedition to the Crimea|William Howard Russell
While waiting the return of his aids, he went to the top of the college to reconnoitre the surrounding country.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
Thinking it as well to be prepared, he quietly loaded his gun, and then rose up to reconnoitre.
He advanced very cautiously, and arrived at a large tree, behind which he remained to reconnoitre.