noun, plural chas·seurs [sha-surz; French sha-sœr] /ʃæˈsɜrz; French ʃaˈsœr/.
Origin of chasseur
Examples from the Web for chasseur
Historical Examples of 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
Word Origin for chasseur
mobile foot-soldier, 1796, French, literally "huntsman," from Old French chaceor "huntsman, hunter," from chacier "to chase" (see chase (v.)).