What does musketeer mean?

Definitions for musketeerˌmʌs kɪˈtɪər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. musketeer(noun)

    a foot soldier armed with a musket


  1. musketeer(Noun)

    A foot soldier armed with a musket.

  2. musketeer(Noun)

    In 17th and 18th century France, a member of the royal household bodyguard.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Musketeer(noun)

    a soldier armed with a musket

  2. Origin: [F. mousquetaire; cf. It. moschettiere.]


  1. Musketeer

    A musketeer was an early modern type of infantry soldier equipped with a musket. Musketeers were an important part of early modern armies, particularly in Europe. They sometimes could fight on horseback, like a dragoon or a cavalryman. The musketeer was a precursor to the rifleman. Muskets were replaced by rifles in most western armies during the mid-1850s. The traditional designation of "musketeer" for an infantry private survived in the Imperial German Army until World War I.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of musketeer in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of musketeer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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