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cuirassier

[kweer-uh-seer] /ˌkwɪər əˈsɪər/
noun
1.
a cavalry soldier wearing a cuirass.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; < French; see cuirass, -ier2
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cuirassier

/ˌkwɪərəˈsɪə/
noun
1.
a mounted soldier, esp of the 16th century, who wore a cuirass
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