Cui`ras*sier" (kw?`r?s-s?r"), n. [F. cuirassier. See Curass.]

A soldier armed with a cuirass. Milton.

 

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Cui`ras*sier" (?), n. (Mil.)

In modern armies, a soldier of the heaviest cavalry, wearing a cuirass only when in full dress.

 

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