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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A soldier who fights on foot; an infantry trooper.
  • n. One who performs necessary but basic, often mundane tasks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A soldier who fights on foot; an infantryman

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a soldier who serves on foot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A soldier who serves on foot; an infantryman.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. fights on foot with small arms
  • n. an assistant subject to the authority or control of another

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