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musketeer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Army
musketeermus‧ket‧eer /ˌmʌskəˈtɪə $ -ˈtɪr/ noun [countable]  PMAa soldier in the past who used a musket
Examples from the Corpus
musketeerThe vast army numbered around 100,000 cavalry and 25,000 musketeers as well as divisions of war elephants and camel-artillery.Later in life he was to portray himself as the Minotaur or a musketeer.Aurangzeb's musketeers held their fire until the last minute, then discharged their entire artillery.
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