Definition of Rocketeers

1. Noun. (plural of rocketeer) ¹

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Definition of Rocketeers

1. rocketeer [n] - See also: rocketeer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rocketeers

rocket propellant
rocket propelled grenade
rocket propelled grenades
rocket propellent
rocket propulsion
rocket range
rocket salad
rocket science
rocket scientist
rocket scientists
rocket ship
rocket stage
rocket up
rocketeers (current term)

Literary usage of Rocketeers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Wellington's Men, Some Soldier Autobiographies: Kincaird's "Adventures in by William Henry Fitchett (1900)
"... "Meanwhile the rocketeers had placed a little iron triangle in the road with a rocket lying on it. The order to fire is given, ..."

2. Bibliotheca Indica by Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal, Asiatick Society (Calcutta, India) (1902)
"... Said with 500 rocketeers and musketeers to charge of the Noakhali oat-post, ... with 500 rocketeers, 1000 infantry and 20 guns to defend the out-post of ..."

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1816)
"Lane's rocketeers, one hundred sappers and miners, and the -1th regiment as a support, the whole under the command of Colonel Thornton, were placed in the ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1840)
"Colonel Walker, and 160 Austrian rocketeers. Beyrout is garrisoned by 4000 men, and 40 pieces of artillery. The Egyptian fleet consists of 14. ships of the ..."

5. Official Letters of the Military and Naval Officers of the United States by John Brannan (1823)
"1st Brigade, ......... 2d do. ... 3d do. - Light do. ......... Royal Artillery, do. Dragoons, ........ rocketeers, Sappers and Miners, . ..."

6. Campaign Sketches of the War with Mexico by William Seaton Henry (1847)
"A company of rocketeers is formed, and will repair immediately to the scene of operations, under the command of Lieutenant Talcott; Captain Hu- ger coming ..."

7. The American Quarterly Review by Robert Walsh (1835)
"... battalion 600 men, 1200, 600 marines belonging to the ships of war, one company artillery and one company of rocketeers 100, 600 sailors—total 5600. ..."

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