Camisade Cam`i*sade", Camisado 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. (b) An attack by surprise by soldiers wearing the camisado. [1913 Webster]

Give them a camisado in night season. --Holinshed. [1913 Webster] ||

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