Definition of Marauding

1. Adjective. Characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding. "A raiding party"

Exact synonyms: Predatory, Raiding
Similar to: Offensive



Definition of Marauding

1. Verb. (present participle of maraud) ¹

2. Adjective. raiding and pillaging ¹

3. Adjective. (context: of an animal) killing in wanton fashion. ¹

4. Adjective. (context: of an animal) killing domestic animals. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marauding

1. maraud [v] - See also: maraud

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Literary usage of Marauding

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1. History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi, by by John Wesley Monette (1848)
"... a marauding Party of Indians at Holt's Creek on the Ohio, and recovers a large Number of Horses. [AD 1785.] NOTWITHSTANDING treaties had been formed and ..."

2. The Elements of International Law: With an Account of Its Origin, Sources by George Breckenridge Davis (1915)
"As a consequence of its sovereignty and independence, a state is entitled to an immunity from incursions by expeditions, or marauding parties, whose base of ..."

3. On the South African Frontier: The Adventures and Observations of an by William Harvey Brown (1899)
"... CHAPTER XIX BEGINNING OF THE MATABELE TROUBLES marauding ... were marauding in the Victoria district, and consternation and dismay among the colonists ..."

4. Biblical Researches in Palestine and the Adjacent Regions: A Journal of by Edward Robinson, Eli Smith (1856)
"Had we not travelled during the night, we might very probably have fallen in with them. It is these marauding expeditions, which render the 'Arabah and the ..."

5. Traditions and Reminiscences, Chiefly of the American Revolution in the by Joseph Johnson (1851)
"marauding IN SOUTH-CAROLINA. Among the many instances of marauding in South- Carolina, about the close of the revolution, I remember to have heard of the ..."

6. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1905)
"... of settling Disputes — Range of their marauding Excursions — Indian Traffic and imbecile Treaties — Devastation of the Country — Chihuahua Rodomontades ..."

7. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"The bas-relief of Medinet Habou, which represents the grist I victory of this Pharaoh over the marauding " Northmen " of the Mediterranean, is the earliest ..."

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