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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cuirassier  \Cui`ras*sier"\,  n.  (Mil.) 
  In  modern  armies,  a  soldier  of  the  heaviest  cavalry,  wearing 
  a  cuirass  only  when  in  full  dress. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cuirassier  \Cui`ras*sier"\  (kw?`r?s-s?r"),  n.  [F.  cuirassier. 
  See  {Curass}.] 
  A  soldier  armed  with  a  cuirass.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cuirassier 
  n  :  a  cavalryman  equipped  with  a  cuirass 




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