Cam`i*sade" (?), Cam`i*sa"do (?), n. [F. camisade a night attack; cf. It. camiciata. See Camis.] [Obs.] Mil. (a)

A shirt worn by soldiers over their uniform, in order to be able to recognize one another in a night attack.


An attack by surprise by soldiers wearing the camisado.

Give them a camisado in night season. Holinshed.


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