Vel`i*ta"tion (?), n. [L. velitatio, fr. velitari, velitatus, to skirmish, from veles, -itis, a light-armed soldier.]

A dispute or contest; a slight contest; a skirmish.

[R.]

Sir M. Hale.

After a short velitation we parted. Evelyn.

 

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