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chasseur


chasseur


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chasseur  \Chas`seur"\,  n.  [F.,  a  huntsman.  See  {Chase}  to 
  pursue.] 
  1.  (Mil.)  One  of  a  body  of  light  troops,  cavalry  or  infantry, 
  trained  for  rapid  movements. 
 
  2.  An  attendant  upon  persons  of  rank  or  wealth,  wearing  a 
  plume  and  sword. 
 
  The  great  chasseur  who  had  announced  her  arrival. 
  --W.  Irving.