Origin of jaeger
Related Words for jagerjewel, gem, rhinestone, paragon, ice, lozenge, rock, zircon, corundum, rhombus, allotrope, solitaire, brilliant, bort
Examples from the Web for jager
Contemporary Examples of jager
“He was in a league of his own, the first player from Kinheim to become a major-league player,” says Jager.Murder at Home Plate
Nadette De Visser
November 23, 2011
Historical Examples of jager
Again and again Mr Jager had to order the combatants to desist, and shouted to the Frenchmen to throw down their weapons.
The first officer informed Mr Jager that they had taken the privateer for one of the convoy.
It was so with the 3d Jager Battalion, ordered up hurriedly to make a counter-attack near Flers.Now It Can Be Told
Dr. Jager also told me to sit still, and we did until the flames began to come near us.
Dr. Jager got separated from me by catching his foot in an upturned chair, but he soon found me.
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.