Origin of jaeger
Examples from the Web for jager
“He was in a league of his own, the first player from Kinheim to become a major-league player,” says Jager.
After this the pupil was contracted, the pains diminished, visual power 10 Jager, field seven inches.Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it|Francis E. Anstie
The first officer informed Mr Jager that they had taken the privateer for one of the convoy.
Again and again Mr Jager had to order the combatants to desist, and shouted to the Frenchmen to throw down their weapons.
Word Origin for jaeger
"German sharpshooter," 1776, from German jäger, literally "huntsman," from jagen "to hunt," from Old High German jagon, related to Old Frisian jagia, Dutch jagen "to hunt," Old Norse jaga "to drive, to move to and fro" (see yacht). Applied to riflemen and sharpshooters in the German and Austrian armies.