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assailant
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
someone who attacks
  • But if Master Tommy was headstrong Master Jacky was selfwilled too and, true to the maxim that every little Irishman's house is his castle, he fell upon his hated rival and to such purpose that the wouldbe assailant came to grief and (alas to relate!
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (3% in)

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