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fusileer


fusileer


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fusileer  \Fu"sil*eer"\,  Fusilier  \Fu"sil*ier"\,  n.  [F.  fusilier, 
  fr  fusil.]  (Mil.) 
  a  Formerly,  a  soldier  armed  with  a  fusil.  Hence  in  the 
  plural: 
  b  A  title  now  borne  by  some  regiments  and  companies;  as 
  ``The  Royal  Fusiliers,''  etc