Definition of Cuirassier. Meaning of Cuirassier. Synonyms of Cuirassier

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Definition of Cuirassier

Cuirassier
Cuirassier Cui`ras*sier", n. (Mil.) In modern armies, a soldier of the heaviest cavalry, wearing a cuirass only when in full dress.
Cuirassier
Cuirassier Cui`ras*sier" (kw?`r?s-s?r"), n. [F. cuirassier. See Curass.] A soldier armed with a cuirass. --Milton.

Meaning of Cuirassier from wikipedia

- Cuir****iers (/ˌkwɪrəˈsɪər/; from French cuir****ier [kɥiʁasje]) were cavalry equipped with a cuir****, sword, and firearm(s), first appearing in late 15th-century...
- The Wounded Cuir****ier (French: Le Cuir****ier blessé quittant le feu) is an oil painting of a single anonymous soldier descending a slope with his horse...
- The Guards Cuir****iers (German: Garde-Kür****ier-Regiment) were a heavy cavalry regiment of the Royal Prussian Army. Formed in 1815 as an Uhlans regiment...
- 1805, Cuir****iers Before the Charge (French: 1805, Les Cuir****iers avant la charge), also known as Cuir****iers of 1805, before battle or 1805, is an 1878...
- The 2nd Cuir****ier Regiment (French: 2e régiment de cuir****iers or 2e RC) was an armoured unit of the French Army, which originated as a cavalry and then...
- The Cuir****iers Regiment (Italian: Reggimento corazzieri) is a Carabinieri Cuir****ier regiment acting as honour guard of the President of the Italian...
- minimalist and restricted almost entirely to cavalry, in particular cuir****iers and, to a lesser degree, dragoons. Armour had been in rapid decline since...
- Majesty's Life-Guards Cuir****ier Regiment, and Her Majesty's Life-Guards Cuir****ier Regiment), the Chevalier Guards were equipped as cuir****iers (with some differences...
- twenty cuir****ier regiments. Imperial Russia formed its own cuir****ier regiments in 1732, including a Leib Guards regiment. The Russian cuir****ier units...
- troops of the period were heavy cavalry, such as the gendarmes and early cuir****iers, but the infantry troops of the Swiss mercenaries and the Landsknechts...
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