allision

noun
al·​li·​sion | \əˈlizhən, aˈ-\
plural -s

Definition of allision 

1 obsolete : the action of dashing against or striking upon

2 : the running of one ship upon another ship that is stationary distinguished from collision

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First Known Use of allision

1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for allision

Late Latin allision-, allisio, from Latin allisus (past participle of allidere to strike against, from ad- + -lidere, from laedere to hurt) + -ion-, -io -ion

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