TIRAILLEURS

\tˈɜːɹe͡ɪlˌɜːz], \tˈɜːɹe‍ɪlˌɜːz], \t_ˈɜː_ɹ_eɪ_l_ˌɜː_z]\

Definitions of TIRAILLEURS

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  • [Fr.] French sharpshooters, or skirmishers.
1895 - Glossary of terms and phrases
By Henry Percy Smith

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