from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of certain light cavalry or infantry troops trained for rapid maneuvers.
- n. A hunter.
- n. A uniformed footman.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A soldier equipped for rapid movement; also, any of several light infantry regiments, especially in France.
- n. A servant or attendant.
- n. A hotel messenger, especially in France.
- n. A style of cooking in which meat is cooked with a sauce containing mushrooms, shallots and white wine
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of a body of light troops, cavalry or infantry, trained for rapid movements.
- n. An attendant upon persons of rank or wealth, wearing a plume and sword.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A huntsman.
- n. A soldier.
- n. A domestic in the households of persons of rank in Europe, who wears a huntsman's or a semi-military livery, and performs the duties of a footman.
French, from Old French chaceor, from chacier, to pursue; see chase1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French chasseur. (Wiktionary)