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  • n. Plural form of fourrier.

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Examples

  • "Have the city searched for carts, " he ordered one of the fourriers, -any cart.

    Sharpe's Escape

  • It was impossible to list all of it, for the food was in stacks that would take a score of men hours to dismantle, but Poquelin, a thorough man, did order the fourriers to remove grain sacks from the top of one pile to make certain that the centre of the heap was not composed of bags of sand.

    Sharpe's Escape

  • He explored the warehouse, followed by a trio of fourriers, quartermaster-Corporals, who noted the list of supplies that Ferragus was selling.

    Sharpe's Escape

  • I. fourriers, servants who precede travellers in order to find lodging.

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