fusilier

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

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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.
However, I did laugh at Jamie's plan to join the Royal Highland Fusileers.
42) Our factual fusileers can stick to their guns if they like.
Williams, of the Fusileers, Percy Byshe [sic] Shelley, the author of Prometheus Unbound, The Cenci, Queen Mab, &c.