Definition of Bivouacs

1. Noun. (plural of bivouac) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of bivouac) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bivouacs

1. bivouac [v] - See also: bivouac

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bivouacs

bivinyl
bivinyls
bivious
bivis
bivittate
bivium
bivocal
bivoltine
bivouac
bivouac sack
bivouac sacks
bivouack
bivouacked
bivouacking
bivouacks
bivouacs (current term)
bivvied
bivvies
bivvy
bivvying
bivy
biwa
biwas
biweeklies
biweekly
biwreye
biwreyed
biwreyes
biwreying
bix

Literary usage of Bivouacs

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1. Perley's Reminiscences of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis by Benjamin Perley Poore (1886)
"Washington City profited by its encircling garrison CHEERLESS bivouacs. of one hundred and fifty thousand men, and its population of civilians increased ..."

2. The International Military Digest Annual by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1916)
"Perimeter camps and bivouacs. Mountain tactics differ from ordinary tactics in ... Camps and bivouacs are compact, with self- supporting pickets holding the ..."

3. Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor by Wayne E. Burton (1867)
"... to bed in our bivouacs in the Peninsula, had it not been for the ingenuity of your humble servant—avow, that if mutton was to be had, and beef to be ..."

4. Fundamentals of Military Service by Lincoln Clarke Andrews, Leonard Wood (1916)
"CHAPTER XXII CAMPS AND bivouacs 1. As in marches so in camp, the fundamental consideration is to reduce to a minimum the hardships for the men and horses, ..."

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