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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Properly, a soldier armed with a fusil; in general, an infantry soldier who bears firearms, as formerly distinguished from a pikeman or an archer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Formerly, a soldier armed with a fusil. Hence, in the plural
  • noun A title now borne by some regiments and companies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of fusilier.

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