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militiaman

[mi-lish-uh-muh n] /mɪˈlɪʃ ə mən/
noun, plural militiamen.
1.
a person serving in the militia.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; militia + -man
Usage note
See -man.
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  • militiamen were lightly armed, slightly trained, and usually did not have uniforms.
British Dictionary definitions for militiamen

militiaman

/mɪˈlɪʃəmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a man serving with the militia
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Word Origin and History for militiamen

militiaman

n.

1780, from militia + man (n.).

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