Definition of Routing:
But Poplicola, who was now consul for the third time, though he thought it his chief duty to remain stedfast and hold out the city against Porsena, did nevertheless sally out and attack these men, routing them with a loss of five thousand.- "Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4)", Plutarch.
- "Idle Hour Stories", Eugenia Dunlap Potts.
Undaunted by the last claws of the foe's argument, my boy, the frescoed dog hurled back the torrent of invasion, and, with a howl of triumph, charged headlong upon Mortimer's works, routing the foe, who retreated under cover of a cloud of fur.- "The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1", Robert H. Newell.