• MAGDELAINE DE VERCHÈRES The First Girl Scout in the New World. From Statue erected by Lord Grey, near the site of Fort Verchères on the St. Lawrence
    MAGDELAINE DE VERCHÈRES The First Girl Scout in the New World. From Statue erected by Lord Grey, near the site of Fort Verchères on the St. Lawrence
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scouting exploring in order to gain information "scouting in enemy territory is very dangerous"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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scout helping serior lady scout helping serior lady


In literature:

Colonel Roberts looked at the Scout-Master a bit ruefully.
"The Boy Scout Automobilists" by Robert Maitland
Whenever possible, company scouts should be sent on ahead to select fire-positions.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
On the other hand, the quick, roving eye of the scout seldom rested.
"The Last of the Mohicans" by James Fenimore Cooper
He sped up the river like an arrow from the bow, followed by the four other scouts.
"The Banner Boy Scouts Snowbound" by George A. Warren
Bring it back to me and I'll give ye a dollar; and thin ye can become a scout.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
The Whiteside newspaper had even carried a brief story about the Scout activities.
"The Electronic Mind Reader" by John Blaine
The friendly bout that followed delayed the washing somewhat, but the scouts were at least on their way.
"The Girl Scouts at Sea Crest" by Lillian Garis
Ogal to advance with his twelve scouts, to their relief.
"Chronicles of Border Warfare" by Alexander Scott Withers
She trusted the Scouts and was glad to have Bob and Betty spend their vacation time in scouting.
"Sure Pop and the Safety Scouts" by Roy Rutherford Bailey
But there have been other kinds of scouts besides war scouts and frontier scouts.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
I think, young man, we'll need you for scout duty.
"Rodney, the Ranger" by John V. Lane
Aeroplane pilots are the scouts of the air these days, you understand.
"The Boy Scouts on Belgian Battlefields" by Lieut. Howard Payson
The old scout continued to lead, and presently he turned to the left, where the cliff parted.
"Boys of The Fort" by Ralph Bonehill
Scouts coming from the north-east brought disquieting tidings.
"Dusty Star" by Olaf Baker
There was a faint stir and a sense of curious, shifting eyes when he appeared around the end of the line of waiting scouts.
"Under Boy Scout Colors" by Joseph Bushnell Ames
Help them to act the part of a Scout.
"Campward Ho!" by Unknown
And Paul and I were to act, as best we might, the part of scouts in advance of such a force as was this which followed Major Clarke!
"On the Kentucky Frontier" by James Otis
They haven't any to spare for scouting and skirmishing if they're to get away with their plunder.
"The Red Mustang" by William O. Stoddard
"Old Farm Fairies:" by Henry Christopher McCook
No alarm has come from the scouts in front or flank.
"Campaigning with Crook and Stories of Army Life" by Charles King

In poetry:

I sent a sigh to seek thee out,
Deep drawn in pain,
Wing'd like an arrow: but my scout
Returns in vain.
"The Search" by George Herbert
With happiness my heart was light,
To see how fair it flew;
To do my good deed I delight,
As grey-haired scouts should do;
Yet oh my bright reward's to write
This simple rhyme for you!
"Old Boy Scout" by Robert W Service
I hang about the streets all day,
At night I hang about;
I sleep a little when I may,
But rise betimes the morning's scout;
For through the year I always hear
Afar, aloft, a ghostly shout.
"A Loafer" by John Davidson
His spear leaned against the mossy rock.
His shield lay by him on the grass.
Whilst he thought on the mighty Carbre
whom he slew in battle, the scout of
the ocean came, Moran the son of Fithil.
"Fragment XIII" by James Macpherson
This lasted an eon before I succeeded,
And one of my senses could slowly lift itself up,
The sense of hearing. Listening, it scouted out if
The dancer, Death, had finally waltzed into the distance.
"One Hour Ater The Dance Of Death" by Franz Werfel
As the dawn was breaking the Sambhur belled
Once, twice, and again!
And a doe leaped up — and a doe leaped up
From the pond in the wood where the wild deer sup.
This I, scouting alone, beheld,
Once, twice, and again!
"Hunting Song of the Seeonee Pack" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Altus Air Force Base Boy Scout Troop 212 kicks off their 2012-13 Scouting year with canoeing, boating and cycling.
Greensburg — The Decatur County Girl Scouts are on the search for people and paraphernalia for their month long Girl Scout Exhibit.
Boy Scout Chooses Diakonia as his Eagle Scout Project.
The pinewood derby is a racing event for Cub Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America.
Ned Coltman and his mother, Judy, of Reading, removed his Eagle Scout badge from his Boy Scout uniform.
The White House affirmed on Wednesday that President Obama opposes the Boy Scouts' policy barring gay scouts and scoutmasters.
Each player who makes his major league debut this season had a scout and/or scouting director recommended him to his signing organization.
MOTHER's children article showcases a young scout who built 100 cardboard homes for bluebirds to help the species survive for his Eagle Scout project.
The Montana Council of the Boy Scouts of America wants to make the state one of the premier destinations for Scout troops from all over the country.
Man sues Boy Scouts, Mormons over sexual abuse by scoutmaster, cites secret Scout files.
0A local boy scout is using his business prowess to help the proposed dog park in Grand Blanc Township get a pavilion as part of his Eagle Scout project.
The Montana Council of the Boy Scout s of America wants to make the state one of the premier destinations for Scout troops from all over the country.
Centreville — The annual, Boy Scout "Scouting for Food" Drive was Saturday, Nov 10.
Girl Scout Volunteer Alumni members and guests recently observed the 100th anniversary of scouting by getting together for a special luncheon at Webb's Captains Table in Mayville.
Girl Scouts say scout's YouTube ad violates policy.

In science:

The resulted Gravity Probe A experiment [122] exploited the much higher “tower” enabled by space; a sub-orbital Scout rocket carried a Hydrogen maser to an altitude of 10,273 km and a novel telemetry scheme allowed comparison with Hydrogen masers on the ground.
Experimental Tests of General Relativity
Some of us with rental cars decided to scout the area to see if there was a better viewing spot.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society