Definition of sciamachy in English:

sciamachy

noun

archaic
  • 1Sham fighting for exercise or practice.

    1. 1.1 Argument or conflict with an imaginary opponent.

Origin

Early 17th century: from Greek skiamakhia, from skia shadow + -makhia -fighting.

Pronunciation

sciamachy

/sīˈaməkē/