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verb tr.: To attack (ground troops, etc.) with a machine gun from a low-flying aircraft.
noun: Such an attack.
[From German propaganda slogan "Gott strafe England" (May God punish England) during WWI, from strafen (to punish).]
"An AP reporter took shelter behind some rocks on the edge of the village
of Dachu-Borzoi as helicopters swooped down to strafe the woods."
This week's theme: Loanwords from German
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