fusilier

(redirected from fusileer)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to fusilier

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

References in periodicals archive ?
Defending barrister Simon Rogers said the defendant was a former Welsh Fusileer who had been discharged when he broke his leg, and it was clear that from then on, his "life has gone off the rails".
In a celebration of Irish music, they will be performing classics such as McAlpines Fusileers, Raglan Road, The Black Velvet Band, The Wild Rover, Molly Malone, The Irish Rover, Finnegan's Wake, and The Seven Drunken Nights.
Some cadets have recently returned from a visit to the Royal Fusileers in Cyprus and last October a small group travelled to France and Belgium to take part in a very special ceremony.
Fans showing their appreciation of the Royal Regiment of Fusileers at Villa Park on Saturday.
A young Presbyterian of "Scottish or even Scandinavian descent" steps forward and knocks the Count off his horse with his shillelagh, and at this very moment a Division of Highlanders approaches from the east while the advance battalions of the Munster Fusileers march from Galway on to Bessbrook.