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 (hə-zär′, -sär′)
1. A horseman of the Hungarian light cavalry organized during the 1400s.
2. A member of any of similar, ornately uniformed European units of light cavalry.

[Hungarian huszár, of Slavic origin; akin to Serbian Church Slavonic husarĭ, highwayman, raider, and Serbo-Croatian husa, plundering, invasion, trap, both from Proto-Slavic *xǫsa, raiding, robbery, band of robbers, of Germanic origin; akin to Gothic hansa and Old English hōs, troop, band, and Middle Low German hanse, hanse.]
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1. (Military)
a. a member of any of various light cavalry regiments in European armies, renowned for their elegant dress
b. (pl; cap when part of a name): the Queen's own Hussars.
2. (Military) a Hungarian horseman of the 15th century
[C15: from Hungarian huszár hussar, formerly freebooter, from Old Serbian husar, from Old Italian corsaro corsair]
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1. (originally) one of a body of Hungarian light cavalry formed during the 15th century.
2. a member of a class of similar troops in European armies.
[1525–35; < Hungarian huszár < Serbo-Croatian hȕsār brigand, pirate < Medieval Latin cursārius corsair]
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Noun1.hussar - a member of a European light cavalry unithussar - a member of a European light cavalry unit; renowned for elegant dress
cavalryman, trooper - a soldier mounted on horseback; "a cavalryman always takes good care of his mount"
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On this season's form Hussard Collonges looks the one to give Best Mate most to do.
The three-mile, one- furlong chase often turns up a leading hope or an exciting finish as it did last year when Marlborough got up to beat Hussard Collonges and Gingembre in a cracking finish to the race.
HUSSARD COLLONGES: He can make amends for running a stinker in the Gold Cup last March
Hussard Collonges is another old-fashioned chasing type with loads to like about him.
Coming to the fourth-last fence, almost half of the 25-strong field were within a dozen lengths of the lead, which was being contested by Hussard Collonges, Gunther McBride and Whitenzo.
The Nicky Henderson-trained 10-year-old beat smart youngster Hussard Collonges by two lengths in the Charlie Hall Chase to book his ticket for another tilt at the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Among his best works of these years are Le Hussard sur le toit (1952; The Horseman on the Roof) and Le Bonheur fou (1957; The Straw Man).
If you turn back the pages far enough, you will find some good reading material about a horse called Hussard Collonges.
HUSSARD COLLONGES has a cracked pelvis and will not run again this season,his trainer Peter Beaumont said yesterday.
LADBROKES: 7-4 Jair Du Cochet, 11-4 Strong Flow, 7-2 First Gold, 7-1 Fondmort, 12-1 Swansea Bay, 14-1 Valley Henry, 16-1 La Landiere, Le Roi Miguel, 20-1 Edredon Bleu, Marlborough, Tiutchev, 25-1 Hussard Collonges, 33-1 Batman Senora, 40-1 It Takes Time, Seebald.
The Martin Todhuntertrained grey will renew rivalry with Chives in the race, but it will not be a twocornered fight with Cheltenham Gold Cup hope Hussard Collonges and the rapidly improving Swansea Bay also due to run.
The 3m1f chase often turns up a leading hope or an exciting finish as it did last year when Marlborough got up to beat Hussard Collonges and Gingembre in a cracking finish to the race.