Thesaurus / retook


He presently overtook them, killed two of their party, and retook the prisoners and the scalps of those whom they had slain.

Chronicles of Border WarfareAlexander Scott Withers

They retook the tower, killed the pagans in it, tore down the standard of Saladin and threw it to the ground.

Lucius Quietus retook Nisibis, and plundered and burnt Edessa.

Lieutenant Symons then led a charge and retook the lost sap, shooting two Turks with his revolver.

Australia in ArmsPhillip F.E. Schuler

Early in the morning they retook the path to the Foss Way, crossing the stream at a ford higher up.

The Hessians, who so far had been in reserve, fell upon the French, and retook the colours.

It was also on this day that general Mariouze retook the castle of Issy, having captured 250 insurgents.

The Insurrection in ParisAn Englishman: Davy

Toward noon the Allies swept forward irresistibly and retook the wood completely.

The justice of the rude appeal aroused him, and he retook his sword and shield, and joined in the fight,—eight against the many.

The Fair GodLew Wallace

Lieutenant Symons led a charge and retook a portion of an isolated sap that the Turks had occupied.

Australia in ArmsPhillip F.E. Schuler


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