- (formerly) a soldier placed in front of a military company as a good model during training drills.
- a person who heads a group, company, political party, etc.; a leader or manager.
Origin of fugleman
Examples from the Web for fugleman
Historical Examples of fugleman
How, sir, do all the members take the manoeuvres from this fugleman?
All the Horizontals, sir—the Perpendiculars having a fugleman of their own.
Keep your eye upon Amos Kendall, who has consented to act as fugleman.Quodlibet
John P. Kennedy
Then make them very slowly follow the actions of the coach, or a fugleman.Boating
W. B. Woodgate
This tenant, whom we will call Denis, was the fugleman also of a combination.Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (2 of 2) (1888)
William Henry Hurlbert
- (formerly) a soldier used as an example for those learning drill
- any person who acts as a leader or example