Definitions for blücherˈblu kər, -tʃər; ˈgɛp hɑrt ˈleɪ bəˌrɛxt fən
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Blucher, von Blucher, G. L. von Blucher, Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher(noun)
Prussian general who is remembered for his leadership in the wars against Napoleon (1742-1819)
a high shoe with laces over the tongue
A form of horse-drawn carriage; a Blucher coach.
A sturdy laced leather half-boot.
Origin: Named from Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher (1742-1819), a Prussian general.
a kind of half boot, named from the Prussian general Blucher
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Prussian field-marshal, familiarly named "Marshal Forwards," born at Rostock; served first in the Swedish army, then in the Prussian; distinguished as a leader of cavalry, and met with varying fortune; at the age of 70 commanded the centre of the Allied Army in 1813; distinguished himself at Lützen and Leipzig; pursued the French across the Rhine; pressed forward to Paris at the time of Napoleon's abdication; defeated by Napoleon at Ligny, 16th June 1815; arrived on the field of Waterloo just as the French were preparing to make their last charge, and contributed to decide the fate of the day (1742-1819).
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