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NOUN (1)

1. (formerly) a British infantryman armed with a light flintlock musket;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fusileer \Fu"sil*eer"\, Fusilier \Fu"sil*ier"\, n. [F. fusilier, fr. fusil.] (Mil.) (a) Formerly, a soldier armed with a fusil. Hence, in the plural: (b) A title now borne by some regiments and companies; as, "The Royal Fusiliers," etc. [1913 Webster]