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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Formerly, especially in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, a German cavalry-soldier; in particular, a soldier of those bodies of troops which were known to the nations of western Europe during the religious wars, etc.

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  • noun A German cavalry soldier of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

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  • noun now historical A German cavalry soldier of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

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  • noun German bacteriologist who described a disease now known as Reiter's syndrome and who identified the spirochete that causes syphilis in humans (1881-1969)

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From German Reiter.

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