reprisal
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɹɪˈpɹaɪzəl/
Noun

reprisal

  1. An act of retaliation.
  2. (archaic) Something taken from an enemy in retaliation.
  3. (archaic) The act of taking something from an enemy by way of retaliation or indemnity.
    • 18, Thomas Babington Macaulay, chapter 1, in The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, volume (please specify ), London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, OCLC 1069526323 ↗:
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