Origin of halberdier
Examples from the Web for halberdier
And he goes over and tells the halberdier to go upstairs and hustle the grub at the swells' table.
A servant and a halberdier in the Prince's service, seeing these traces, rushed after him.Holland, v. 1 (of 2)|Edmondo de Amicis
The normal equipment of the pikeman or halberdier was therefore light, consisting of a steel-cap and breastplate alone.The Art of War in the Middle Ages A.D. 378-1515|C. W. C. Oman
Jacopo motioned to Antonio to stand fast, while he drew nearer to the halberdier and whispered.The Bravo|J. Fenimore Cooper
I have faithfuly and conscientiously,' says he, 'performed my duties as a halberdier.