from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Formerly, a member of various bodies of light infantry in the armies of different German states, recruited largely from foresters, etc.; now, a member of certain special battalions or corps of infantry or cavalry, generally organized as riflemen.
  • noun Same as jäger.

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

  • noun (Mil.) In the German army, one belonging to a body of light infantry armed with rifles, resembling the chasseur of the French army.

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

  • noun US, obsolete A heavy, muzzle-loading hunting rifle
  • noun A Jäger, an elite soldier of the Austrian army


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From the German Jäger


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