any French Protestant, living in the region of the Cévennes Mountains, who carried on a revolt against Louis XIV in the early part of the 18th century.
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How to use Camisard in a sentence
At the same time he authorized the formation of a Camisard regiment for service in Spain under his command.
With nothing of the Camisard about him, he invincibly recalls one of those sunny, self-possessed sons of Provence.The Anglo-French Entente in the Seventeenth Century | Charles Bastide
The Camisard chiefs then separated, Laporte and his band taking a westerly direction.
Suddenly, one of their divisions came upon the advanced Camisard sentinels.
Cavalier, to avoid recognition, threw off his uniform, and assumed the guise of a simple Camisard.