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They sighted the port of Cavite in order to reconnoiter the strength of the fleet stationed there.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
At daybreak, Havelock sent Colonel Tytler, with the eighteen volunteer horse, to reconnoiter.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Pressing on a few hundred yards to reconnoiter the Pomeroy road, we suddenly encountered the enemy.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Some of the warriors proposed riding back to the ridge with Painted Weasel to reconnoiter.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
Darkness had already fallen, and White Otter determined to reconnoiter the plain before the first war party left the ravine.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
There was no cranny in the rocks too small for them to reconnoiter with caution.
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
During a lull in the battle I left the regiment and circumspectly proceeded forward to reconnoiter.
REMINISCENCES OF A REBELWAYLAND FULLER DUNAWAY
He started toward the bow to reconnoiter, but was persuaded not to expose himself to the enemy's fire.
HISTORIC ADVENTURESRUPERT S. HOLLAND
All the crew were safe, and Hobson expected that in time some Spanish officers would come out to reconnoiter the channel.
HISTORIC ADVENTURESRUPERT S. HOLLAND
Here we remained until the morning of the 18th, simply sending out single companies each day to reconnoiter.
A HISTORY OF THE NINTH REGIMENT, ILLINOIS VOLUNTEER INFANTRYMARION MORRISON
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WORDS RELATED TO RECONNOITER

  • exploration
  • investigation
  • probe
  • recon
  • reconnoiter
  • review
  • scan
  • scrutiny
  • search
  • surveillance
  • survey
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