Definition of sciamachy in English:

sciamachy

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

[mass 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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