harquebusier

[hahr-kwuh-buh-seer]

Origin of harquebusier

From Middle French, dating back to 1540–50; see origin at harquebus, -ier2
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British Dictionary definitions for harquebusier

harquebusier

noun
  1. (formerly) a soldier armed with an arquebusAlso called: arquebusier
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