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reconnaissance
used in War and Peace

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the act of exploring or information produced by such exploration — especially for military purposes
  • ...in chief himself needs sleep and refreshment to maintain his energy and a respectable general who has been overlooked in the distribution of rewards comes to complain, and the inhabitants of the district pray to be defended, and an officer sent to inspect the locality comes in and gives a report quite contrary to what was said by the officer previously sent; and a spy, a prisoner, and a general who has been on reconnaissance, all describe the position of the enemy's army differently.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (5% in)

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