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Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 6
2. Serving as a partisan in a detached command; as, a partisan officer or corps.
Part of Speech: noun
2. The commander of a body of detached light troops engaged in making forays and harassing an enemy.
3. Any member of such a corps.
Examples of usage:
  • I am now a partisan." - "The Case of Richard Meynell", Mrs. Humphrey Ward.
  • And what a partisan you have become! - "Molly Bawn", Margaret Wolfe Hamilton.
  • The person who, as partisan, etc. - "1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading", B. A. Hathaway.
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