Fu"gle*man (?), n.; pl. Fuglemen (#). [G. flugelmann file leader; flugel wing (akin to E. fly) + mann man. Cf. Flugrelman.]

1. Mil.

A soldier especially expert and well drilled, who takes his place in front of a military company, as a guide for the others in their exercises; a file leader. He originally stood in front of the right wing.

[Written also flugelman.]


Hence, one who leads the way.



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