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English Dictionary: reconnoiter by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
reconnoiter
v
  1. explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody
    Synonym(s): scout, reconnoiter, reconnoitre
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Reconnoiter \Rec`on*noi"ter\, Reconnoitre \Rec`on*noi"tre\
      (r?k`?n*noi"t?r), v. t. [F. reconnoitre, a former spelling of
      reconna[8c]tre. See {Recognize}.]
      1. To examine with the eye to make a preliminary examination
            or survey of; esp., to survey with a view to military or
            engineering operations.
  
      2. To recognize. [Obs.] --Sir H. Walpole.
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