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decamp

de·camp / diˈkamp/ • v. [intr.] depart suddenly, esp. to relocate one's business or household in another area. ∎  abscond hurriedly to avoid prosecution or detection. ∎ archaic break up or leave a military camp. DERIVATIVES: de·camp·ment n.

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decamp

decamp break up a camp XVII; make off XVIII. — F. décamper, earlier †descamper, f. DE- 6 +, camp CAMP.

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