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assail
used in 1776

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Definition
attack physically or verbally
  • The more he thought, the more puzzled he became, until suddenly it "flashed upon my mind that a retreat was the object, and that the order for assailing the enemy was but a cover to the real design."
    p. 187.3

There are no more uses of "assail" in 1776.

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