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Noun: skirmish  skur-mish
  1. A minor short-term fight
    - brush, clash, encounter
Verb: skirmish  skur-mish
  1. Engage in a skirmish

Derived forms: skirmishes, skirmishing, skirmished

Type of: combat, contend, fight, fighting, scrap, struggle

Encyclopedia: Skirmish