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sciamachy Line breaks: sci|am¦achy
Pronunciation: /sʌɪˈaməki/

Definition of sciamachy in English:


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


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

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