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sciamachy

/saɪˈæməkɪ/
noun (pl) -chies
1.
(rare) a fight with an imaginary enemy
Word Origin
C17: from Greek skiamakhia a mock fight, from skia a shadow + makhesthai to fight

skiamachy

/skaɪˈæməkɪ/
noun (pl) -chies
1.
a variant of sciamachy
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