Definitions for fuglemanˈfyu gəl mən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fu•gle•manˈfyu gəl mən(n.)(pl.)-men.
(formerly) a soldier placed in front of a military company as a good model during training drills.
a person who heads a group, company, political party, etc.; a leader or manager.
Origin of fugleman:
1795–1805; < G Flügelmann lit., flank man
a leader and organizer and spokesman (especially a political leader)
"a fugleman for the radical right"
The member of a military group who leads the way or demonstrates drill
A political leader, or a ringleader
a soldier especially expert and well drilled, who takes his place in front of a military company, as a guide for the others in their exercises; a file leader. He originally stood in front of the right wing
hence, one who leads the way