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harquebusier

[ hahr-kwuh-buh-seer ]
/ ˌhɑr kwə bəˈsɪər /
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noun
a soldier armed with a harquebus.
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Also ar·que·bus·ier [ahr-kwuh-buh-seer, -kuh-] /ˌɑr kwə bəˈsɪər, -kə-/ .

Origin of harquebusier

First recorded in 1540–50; from Middle French; see origin at harquebus, -ier2

Words nearby harquebusier

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British Dictionary definitions for harquebusier

harquebusier
/ (ˌhɑːkwɪbəˈsɪə) /

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