Mous`que*taire" (?), n. [F.]

1.

A musketeer, esp. one of the French royal musketeers of the 17th and 18th centuries, conspicuous both for their daring and their fine dress.

2.

A mosquetaire cuff or glove, or other article of dress fancied to resemble those worn by the French mosquetaires.

 

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