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rout
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
an overwhelming defeat; or a disorderly retreat
  • After consulting a tree to ascertain from its lichen which way was south, and taking no lip from the subordinates who ventured to correct him, Colonel Maycomb set out on a purposeful journey to rout the enemy and entangled his troops so far northwest in the forest primeval that they were eventually rescued by settlers moving inland.
    p. 346.5
rout = overwhelming defeat
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