Fusileer
Fusileer Fu"sil*eer", Fusilier Fu"sil*ier", n. [F. fusilier, fr. fusil.] (Mil.) (a) Formerly, a soldier armed with a fusil. Hence, in the plural: (b) A title now borne by some regiments and companies; as, ``The Royal Fusiliers,'' etc. [1913 Webster]

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