exploit (n.) 2
military action, martial undertaking
2H6 I.i.194 [Salisbury to York] Thy late exploits done in the heart of France
AW I.ii.17 [Second Lord to King, of the gentry] who are sick / For breathing and exploit
AW IV.i.37 [Parolles to himself] I must give myself some hurts, and say I got them in exploit
R3 V.iii.331 [King Richard to his army, of the enemy] dreaming on this fond exploit