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Noun: strafe  streyf
  1. An attack of machine-gun fire or cannon fire from a low flying aeroplane
    "the next morning they carried out a strafe of enemy airfields"
Verb: strafe  streyf
  1. Attack with machine guns or cannon fire from a low-flying plane
    "civilians were strafed in an effort to force the country's surrender"

Derived forms: strafes, strafing, strafed

Type of: assail, attack, onrush, onset, onslaught

Encyclopedia: Strafe