What does fusilier mean?

Definitions for fusilierˌfyu zəˈlɪər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fusilier(noun)

    (formerly) a British infantryman armed with a light flintlock musket


  1. fusilier(Noun)

    An infantryman armed with a form of flintlock musket

  2. fusilier(Noun)

    A soldier in any of several regiments that once fought with such weapons

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fusilier(noun)

    formerly, a soldier armed with a fusil. Hence, in the plural:

  2. Fusilier(noun)

    a title now borne by some regiments and companies; as, "The Royal Fusiliers," etc

  3. Origin: [F. fusilier, fr. fusil.]


  1. Fusilier

    Fusiliers is a name given to various kinds of soldiers; its meaning depends upon on the historical context. While fusilier is derived from the 17th century French word, fusil – meaning a type of flintlock musket – the term has been used in contrasting ways in different countries and at different times, including soldiers guarding artillery, various elite units, ordinary line infantry and other uses.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fusilier

    Fusileer, fū-zil-ēr′, n. formerly a soldier armed with a fusil, now simply a historical title borne by a few regiments of the British army (Northumberland, Royal Scots, &c.).


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fusilier in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fusilier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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