Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A heavy, muzzle-loading hunting rifle
  • n. A Jäger, an elite soldier of the Austrian army

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. 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.
  • n. Same as jäger.

Etymologies

From the German Jäger (Wiktionary)

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