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.
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- 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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Each Macedonian foot soldier held his eighteen-foot sarissa before him.
He had the unwounded foot soldier in a headlock on one side and the officer's sword arm in a death grip on the other.
Of the terrorists, alleged and otherwise, cited by the CIA that KSM fingered during or after his coercive interrogations, only the Ohio truck driver Iyman Faris was an actual al-Qaeda foot soldier living freely in the United States with the serious intention to wreak havoc in America.
In this situation she reached the city, and enquired of a foot soldier whom she met, the way to Colonel Crayton's.
Charlotte Temple, a tale of truth; reprinted from the rare first American edition (1794), over twelve hundred errors in later editions being corected, and the preface restored; with an historical and biographical introduction, bibliography, etc., by Francis W. Halsey.
"Trooper Baankis," the major said loudly, and the foot soldier snapped to an even more rigid state of attention.
It slammed into the megolith's chest and exploded, knocking the megolith back a step and the remaining foot soldier off his feet.