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Origin of landsknecht
Examples from the Web for landsknecht
The rascal was actually teaching me Landsknecht, and I was obliged to pretend to learn from him.Tales From Jkai|Mr Jkai
In the 15th and 16th centuries the infantry soldiers (Swiss or landsknecht) carried a heavy poniard or dagger.
Guinegate was the dbut of the Landsknecht infantry as Nancy was that of the Swiss, and the lesson could not be misread.
This name is derived from the German 'landsknecht' ('valet of the fief'), applied to a mercenary soldier.The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims|Andrew Steinmetz
They represent the first germs of the "Landsknecht" profession, the shame and curse of the Germans.The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State|Frederick Engels