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1. Any of certain light cavalry or infantry troops trained for rapid maneuvers.
2. A hunter.
3. A uniformed footman.

[French, from Old French chaceor, from chacier, to pursue; see chase1.]


(ʃæˈsɜː; French ʃasœr)
1. (Military) French army a member of a unit specially trained and equipped for swift deployment
2. (in some parts of Europe, esp formerly) a uniformed attendant, esp one in the livery of a huntsman
(Cookery) (often postpositive) designating or cooked in a sauce consisting of white wine and mushrooms
[C18: from French: huntsman]



1. one of a body of French cavalry or infantry troops trained for rapid movement.
2. a liveried servant, esp. a footman.
3. a hunter.
[1790–1800; < French: literally, chaser; see chase1, -eur]
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