Definition of outflank:
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- "The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17", Charles Francis Horne.
So long as the members of the two parties maintained their respective positions, this affray could amount to nothing; accordingly, several of the savages made an effort to change their posts in such a manner as to outflank the whites.- "The Riflemen of the Miami", Edward S. Ellis.
The cannonade from the heights, backed by successive charges of horse and foot, rendered every attempt to storm the summit abortive; and the main body of the Imperialists was already in confusion, and, indeed, in flight, before one of their divisions, which had been sent round to outflank Buonaparte, and take higher ground in his rear, was able to execute its errand.- "The History of Napoleon Buonaparte", John Gibson Lockhart.