cuirassier

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cui·ras·sier

 (kwîr′ə-sîr′)
n.
A horse soldier in European armies whose equipment included the cuirass.

[French, from cuirasse, cuirass, from Old French, curasse; see cuirass.]

cuirassier

(ˌkwɪərəˈsɪə)
n
(Military) a mounted soldier, esp of the 16th century, who wore a cuirass

cui•ras•sier

(ˌkwɪər əˈsɪər)

n.
a cavalry soldier wearing a cuirass.
[1545–55; < French; see cuirass, -ier2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cuirassier - a cavalryman equipped with a cuirasscuirassier - a cavalryman equipped with a cuirass
cavalryman, trooper - a soldier mounted on horseback; "a cavalryman always takes good care of his mount"
Translations

cuirassier

nKürassier m