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  • n. Plural form of cuirassier.

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Examples

  • Like cuirassiers in ancient wars, stamping and leaping high in the air, we drove one another down the short street and then, with this urging in our legs, into the highway.

    The Metamorphosis, in The Penal Colony,and Other Stories

  • The French have 3 battalions of infantry plus Bill's 2 btns, 40 dragoons, 32 cuirassiers, 12 chasseurs and four 8-pounders with crew.

    June Painting Results

  • The only exception is the Alt Modena cuirassiers, which will use the pending Minden Miniatures Austrian cuirassiers when they become available.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • The results of an evening's worth of figure basing: Elite Miniatures French cuirassiers, dragoons and, oh, one Minden SYW Austrian cuirassier in the front row on the left.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Had they failed, they would have routed through the supporting CR8 Seydlitz cuirassiers and likely the follow up Austrian attack would have run both Prussian units off the table.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • At this point, Davout ordered the heavy dragoons on his far right to engage the Russian dragoons another 4 squadrons of which joined in on the assault and cuirassiers.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The line cuirassiers and Guard Horse Grenadiers and Chasseurs began to cross the river.

    In The Grand Manner - Day 2

  • By my count, the Prussian had only committed 5 of their 12 battalions to the battle so far, and on their right wing, their powerful cuirassier brigade seemed to be gaining the upper hand in the cavalry fight and they still had the Jung Krakow dragoons and the Prinz von Preussen CR2 cuirassiers around Sagschutz.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The Prussians deployed three regiments of cuirassiers on their far right flank and these fought a hard battle with the Saxons throughout the day.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • That said, once the game is over, I will have to take a short break from Napoleonics and paint at least a squadron of the Minden SYW Austrian cuirassiers to relax me and restore a sense of sanity.

    French Cuirassiers & Dragoons

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