To march out from a wood, defile, or other confined spot, into open ground; to issue. "Battalions debouching on the plain." (Prescott)

Origin: F. Deboucher; pref. De- (L. Dis- or de) + boucher to stop up, fr. Bouche mouth, fr. L. Bucca the cheek. Cf. Disembogue.

(01 Mar 1998)

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