[ ih-reg-yuh-ler ]SEE DEFINITION OF irregulars
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Irregulars, operating in their own country, simply melt away after a defeat.

The third column was composed of the whole disposable force of the irregulars.

Worse and could are the fairest specimens of our irregulars.

The rest of the loss was among the irregulars, 495 of whom took part in the engagement.

Probably there were bodies of irregulars at points not named above.

With this backing, 3–4000 irregulars could probably have been embodied.

The Ottoman army was preceded by large numbers of scouts and irregulars.

It was assisted from the first by a number of irregulars and volunteers.

The Cossack soldiers, regulars and irregulars, are the guardians of the Steppes.

"There are Indians and Canadian irregulars filing off into the bush," came the answer.