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reconnoiter
used in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

4 uses
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Definition
to explore — especially for military purposes
  • I stationed my ships in the river Aegyptus, and bade my men stay by them and keep guard over them, while I sent out scouts to reconnoitre from every point of vantage.
    Book 17 (70% in)
  • I kept my own ship outside, and moored it to a rock at the very end of the point; then I climbed a high rock to reconnoitre, but could see no sign neither of man nor cattle, only some smoke rising from the ground.
    Book 10 (17% in)
  • When the morning of the third day came I took my spear and my sword, and went away from the ship to reconnoitre, and see if I could discover signs of human handiwork, or hear the sound of voices.
    Book 10 (25% in)
  • On the fifth day we reached the river Aegyptus; there I stationed my ships in the river, bidding my men stay by them and keep guard over them while I sent out scouts to reconnoitre from every point of vantage.
    Book 14 (48% in)

There are no more uses of "reconnoiter" in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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