hors de combat

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adverb or adjective hors de com·bat \ˌȯr-də-kōⁿ-ˈbä\

Definition of hors de combat

  1. :  out of combat :  disabled

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Origin and Etymology of hors de combat

French


First Known Use: 1757

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to cast off or become cast off

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