Definition of Tirailleur. Meaning of Tirailleur. Synonyms of Tirailleur

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Definition of Tirailleur

Tirailleur
Tirailleur Ti`rail`leur", n. [F., from tirailler to skirmish, wrest, from tirer to draw.] (Mil.) Formerly, a member of an independent body of marksmen in the French army. They were used sometimes in front of the army to annoy the enemy, sometimes in the rear to check his pursuit. The term is now applied to all troops acting as skirmishers.

Meaning of Tirailleur from wikipedia

- A tirailleur (French: [tiʁajœʁ]), in the Napoleonic era, was a type of light infantry trained to skirmish ahead of the main columns. Subsequently tirailleurs...
- The Senegalese Tirailleurs (French: Tirailleurs Sénégalais) were a corps of colonial infantry in the French Army. They were initially recruited from Senegal...
- Petit nègre, also known as Français tirailleur or Petinègue or Forofifon naspa, is a pidgin language that was spoken by West African soldiers and their...
- in the sabotage of the German nuclear program, "Tirailleur" tells the story of a Senegalese Tirailleur during Operation Dragoon, and "Under No Flag" puts...
- The Thiowor Museum (French: Musée de Thiowor), known as Case du Tirailleur, is a museum located in the Louga Department, Senegal. In 2007, the ****ociation...
- The Tirailleurs indochinois (Vietnamese: Lính tập; Chữ Nôm: 𪜯習) were soldiers of several regiments of local ethnic Indochinese infantry organized as...
- The 1st Tirailleur Regiment (French: 1er régiment de tirailleurs, 1er RTir) is a mechanized infantry unit of the French Army, created in 1994 under the...
- Regiments de Tirailleurs de la Garde Impériale. Two regiments of Tirailleurs-Ch****eurs were formed at the same time as the Tirailleurs-Grenadiers, and...
- transferred to the French Navy under Lend-Lease in September 1944 and renamed Tirailleur. PC-542 was laid down at the Defoe Shipbuilding Company in Bay City, Michigan...
- The Tonkinese Rifles (tirailleurs tonkinois) were a corps of Tonkinese light infantrymen raised in 1884 to support the operations of the Tonkin Expeditionary...