Definition of Fusileer

1. n. Formerly, a soldier armed with a fusil. Hence, in the plural:



Definition of Fusileer

1. fusilier [n -S] - See also: fusilier

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fusileer

fusidane
fusidate sodium
fusidic
fusidic acid
fusiform
fusiform aneurysm
fusiform cataract
fusiform cells of cerebral cortex
fusiform gyri
fusiform gyrus
fusiform gyruses
fusiform layer
fusiform muscle
fusil
fusile
fusileer (current term)
fusileers
fusilier
fusiliers
fusillade
fusilladed
fusillades
fusillading
fusilli
fusillis
fusils
fusimotor
fusing
fusing point
fusion

Literary usage of Fusileer

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1. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin, and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1868)
"*ot a time the whole battalion of the Scots fusileer Guards was m confusion near the bank of the river five hundred men, these remains of what had been the ..."

2. The Cambrian Quarterly Magazine and Celtic Repertory (1831)
"THE WELSH fusileer, A TALE OF THE PENINSULAR WAR. To You observe that there exists no period so fertile in tales of interest as the Peninsular war. ..."

3. Cambridge Essays by University of Cambridge (1858)
"But, supposing that the increased notoriety of the ordinary staff of the fusileer did tend, in some exceptional case, to blunt the edge of the sword of ..."

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