Sentence Examples


  • For many years Rahway was popularly known as Spanktown, and in January 1777, during the War of Independence, a skirmish, known as the battle of Spanktown, was fought here.
  • North of the city in an indecisive skirmish which has been named the battle of Carthage.
  • Having driven Schoeman and his followers from Pretoria, Kruger invaded Potchefstroom, which, after a skirmish in which three men were killed and seven wounded, ' fell into his hands.
  • On the 13th of May the battle or skirmish of Langside determined the result of the campaign in three-quarters of an hour.
  • After a skirmish he was deserted by his troops, and was obliged to surrender.