Decamp

Definition of Decamp

De`camp´
v. i.1.To break up a camp; to move away from a camping ground, usually by night or secretly.
[imp. & p. p. Decamped (?; 215); p. pr. & vb. n. Decamping.]
2.Hence, to depart suddenly; to run away; - generally used disparagingly.
The fathers were ordered to decamp, and the house was once again converted into a tavern.
- Goldsmith.

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abscond, absquatulate, avoid, beat a retreat, begone, bolt, break, break camp, clear out, cut and run, depart, desert, dog it, elope, elude, escape, evade, exit, flee, fly, fugitate, go, go AWOL, hightail, jump, jump bail, kite, lam, leave, levant, make off, powder, pull up stakes, quit, retire, run, run away, run away from, run away with, run for it, run off, scape, scram, show the heels, shun, skedaddle, skip, skip out, slip the cable, split, strike camp, take French leave, take a powder, take flight, take off, take to flight, take wing, turn tail, vamoose, withdraw
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