Definition of sciamachy in English:

sciamachy

Syllabification: sci·am·a·chy
Pronunciation: /sīˈaməkē
 
/

noun

archaic
1Sham fighting for exercise or practice.
1.1Argument or conflict with an imaginary opponent.

Origin

early 17th century: from Greek skiamakhia, from skia 'shadow' + -makhia '-fighting'.

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