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  • n. Plural form of musketeer.

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Examples

  • "The king, moreover, commanded me to take a brigade of musketeers, which is apparently superfluous, as the country is quite quiet."

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  • Last week six naval ratings (hereinafter called musketeers for they were wielding dangerous guns, muskets and horsewhips in reminiscent of Wild Wild West movies) attached to Real Admiral Harry Arogunade ran a muck at the behest and putrid enjoyment of Arogunade and mercilessly beat up, humiliated and assaulted lady Uzoma Okere for not promptly vacating the road when she heard the sound of the siren of their convoy of vehicles cruising at top speed along Muri Okunola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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  • Last weekend, Mr. Stringer huddled in his New York apartment with three of the four "musketeers" to discuss how the group would work together.

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  • The king was more hard pressed than ever, men were falling on every side of him, when four hundred French dragoons -- as a kind of musketeers who rode on hacks to the scene of action but did their work on foot, were called at that day -- now dismounted and threw themselves between Henry and his pursuers.

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  • But not only these three 'musketeers', one should add names of four more who were apprehended on 5 th February, identified as A. Balamurugan (20), S. Velmurugan (18), A Murugan

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  • Also look out for Pierre Pevel's "musketeers + dragons" novels, which are due out in translation soon.

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  • "It complicates the show and it makes them an odd group of musketeers."

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  • One minute, we're together and we're the four musketeers, and then we're not.

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  • A former student of Rembrandt, Samuel van Hoogstraten, wrote in 1678 that "The Night Watch" made all the other civic-guard portraits at the musketeers' assembly hall in Amsterdam—the Kloveniersdoelen—look "like playing cards."

    Revolutionary Militia

  • Possessing evidence that the king himself knew of Cinq-Mars's intentions, Richelieu demanded that Louis promise to embrace no more favorites and dismiss de Treville, the captain of the king's musketeers, a Cinq-Mars loyalist.

    For King And Country

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