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flugelman


flugelman


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flugelman  \Flu"gel*man\,  n.  [G.  fl["u]gelman.]  (Mil.) 
  Same  as  {Fugleman}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fugleman  \Fu"gle*man\,  n.;  pl  {Fuglemen}.  [G.  fl["u]gelmann 
  file  leader;  fl["u]gel  wing  (akin  to  E.  fly)  +  mann  man.  Cf 
  {Flugrelman}.] 
  1.  (Mil.)  A  soldier  especially  expert  and  well  drilled,  who 
  takes  his  place  in  front  of  a  military  company,  as  a  guide 
  for  the  others  in  their  exercises;  a  file  leader.  He 
  originally  stood  in  front  of  the  right  wing.  [Written  also 
  {flugelman}.] 
 
  2.  Hence  one  who  leads  the  way  [Jocose]