camisado

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish encamisado, shirted

Noun[edit]

camisado (plural camisados or camisadoes)

  1. (archaic) A nocturnal ambush or surprising act of aggression.
    • Holinshed
      Give them a camisado in night season.
  2. (obsolete) A shirt worn by soldiers over their uniform, in order to be able to recognize one another in a night attack.