Definitions

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  • noun A soldier armed with an arquebus.

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  • noun a soldier armed with an arquebus

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The rest were all sailors, but among them there were Columbus's secretary, an alguazil, or person commissioned in the civil service at home, an "arquebusier," who was also a good engineer, a tailor, a ship carpenter, a cooper and a physician.

    The life of Christopher Columbus: from his own letters and journals and other documents of his time.

  • As he ran past, the arquebusier shouted something about Susanoo, the kami of storms, and how he was punishing them for their arrogance.

    Blood Ninja II

  • As he ran past, the arquebusier shouted something about Susanoo, the kami of storms, and how he was punishing them for their arrogance.

    Blood Ninja II

  • The back of his head was a bloody mess, and Taro saw the Ikko-ikki arquebusier, a hundred paces back up the hill, kneeling, reloading.

    Blood Ninja II

  • The back of his head was a bloody mess, and Taro saw the Ikko-ikki arquebusier, a hundred paces back up the hill, kneeling, reloading.

    Blood Ninja II

  • A midshipman, he arrived aboard the Dordrecht serving as an arquebusier.

    Belongings: Property, Family, and Identity in Colonial South Africa

  • The back of his head was a bloody mess, and Taro saw the Ikko-ikki arquebusier, a hundred paces back up the hill, kneeling, reloading.

    Blood Ninja II

  • As he ran past, the arquebusier shouted something about Susanoo, the kami of storms, and how he was punishing them for their arrogance.

    Blood Ninja II

  • An arquebusier aimed at a stag and wounded an Indian warrior, which threatened to disrupt the expedition.

    Champlain's Dream

  • The other man cannot be identified, but was also a skilled arquebusier.

    Champlain's Dream

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