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miquelet

[ mik-uh-let ]
/ ˈmɪk əˌlɛt /
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noun
(in the Peninsular War) a Spanish guerrilla who fought against the French.
a soldier in any of several Spanish infantry regiments.
a flintlock of a type developed in Spain.
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Also miguelet.

Origin of miquelet

1660–70; <Catalan, equivalent to Miquel Michael + -et-et

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