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  2  definitions  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fusilier 
  n  :  (formerly)  a  British  infantryman  armed  with  a  light 
  flintlock  musket 




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