voltigeur


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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