noun, plural chas·seurs [sha-surz; French sha-sœr] /ʃæˈsɜrz; French ʃaˈsœr/.
Examples from the Web for chasseur
The chasseur, amiably perplexed, twirled his gold-banded cap between his fingers.The Adventures of a Modest Man|Robert W. Chambers
In addition there are eighteen chasseur or rifle battalions (Jger).
The Chasseur, as he had been bidden, never drew rein across the scorching plateau.Under Two Flags|Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
We rode slowly through the hamlet; I, mounted on a horse that two days before had carried an enemy's chasseur.
Again, with the wisdom of a slow intelligence, the Chasseur held back from her subtleties.The Missourian|Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
British Dictionary definitions for chasseur
Word Origin for chasseur
Word Origin and History for chasseur
mobile foot-soldier, 1796, French, literally "huntsman," from Old French chaceor "huntsman, hunter," from chacier "to chase" (see chase (v.)).