Voltigeur

The Voltigeurs were French military skirmish units created in 1804 by Emperor Napoleon I. ==Etymology== Voltigeurs (lit. Vaulters) hold their name from their originally conceived role of cavalry-transported skirmishers: the voltigeurs were intended to jump onto the croup of cavalry horses in order to advance more quickly on the battlefield. This p...
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Voltigeur

• (n.) One of a picked company of irregular riflemen in each regiment of the French infantry. • (n.) A tumbler; a leaper or vaulter.
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Voltigeur

Vol`ti·geur noun [ French, from voltiger to vault, Italian volteggiare . See Volt a tread.] 1. A tumbler; a leaper or vaulter. 2. (Mil.) One of a picked company of irregular riflemen in each regiment of the French infantry.
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Voltigeur

A voltigeur was formerly one of a picked company of irregular riflemen in each regiment of the French infantry.
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Voltigeur

Elite French light infantry.
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voltigeur

lightly armed skirmisher
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