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jager

[yey-ger] /ˈyeɪ gər/
noun
1.
jaeger (defs 2, 3).
Also, jäger.
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British Dictionary definitions for jager

jäger

/ˈjeɪɡə/
noun
1.
See jaeger
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Word Origin and History for jager
n.

"German sharpshooter," 1776, from German jäger, literally "huntsman," from jagen "to hunt," from Old High German jagon, related to Old Frisian jagia, Dutch jagen "to hunt," Old Norse jaga "to drive, to move to and fro" (see yacht). Applied to riflemen and sharpshooters in the German and Austrian armies.

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