Top Definition
Nowadays, used to comically describe a retreat in online battle games.
However, in the past, many different forces such as the Mongol Horde, Napoleon's Grande Armee, Rommel's Afrikan Corps, Darius' Immortal Spada and so on...used this tactic to draw out enemy forces, discourage them from chase while escaping from enemy strength, divert attention away from other attacks moving forwards and/or to simply remaneuver around the battlefield.
Confederate cavalry under Colonel J.E.B. Stuart retreated to escape the clutches of Captain Carter's (Union)regiment and to allow berth for Stonewall Jackson's advance in the Battle of 1st Manassas.
by Smkngmgc June 15, 2004

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

Your favorite word on a white mug.

Create a mug

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug

The Urban Dictionary T-Shirt

Soft and offensive. Just like you.

Buy the t-shirt

The Urban Dictionary T-Shirt

Smooth, soft, slim fit American Apparel shirt. Custom printed. 100% fine jersey cotton, except for heather grey (90% cotton).

Buy the t-shirt