warfare


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Warfare \War"fare`\, n. [War + OE. fare a journey, a passage,
   course, AS. faru. See Fare, n.]
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   1. Military service; military life; contest carried on by
      enemies; hostilities; war.
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            The Philistines gathered their armies together for
            warfare, to fight with Israel.        --I Sam.
                                                  xxviii. 1.
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            This day from battle rest;
            Faithful hath been your warfare.      --Milton.
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   2. Contest; struggle.
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            The weapons of our warfare are not carnal. --2 Cor.
                                                  x. 4.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Warfare \War"fare`\, v. i.
   To lead a military life; to carry on continual wars.
   --Camden.
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