friendly fire
friendly fire friend"ly fire`, n. (Mil.) Weapons fire[9], such as artillery or aerial bombardment, from one's own forces; -- used mostly when troops do damage or cause casualties among their own forces; as, the tank was hit by friendly fire. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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