Definition of pistoleer in English:


Line breaks: pis¦tol|eer
Pronunciation: /ˌpɪstəˈlɪə


  • A soldier armed with a pistol.
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    • Battles usually involved the clash of blocks of infantry, their onset prepared by arquebus and cannon fire, with cavalry - many of them pistoleers trained to use the caracole - posted on the flanks.
    • Having not received the medicine, or at least not seen any improvement in his performance as a pistoleer, Black Bird was intent on having a serious discussion with Smith about the matter when he met his end.

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