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Meaning of FUGLEMAN

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fu"gle*man\, n.; pl. {Fuglemen}. [G. fl["u]gelmann
file leader; fl["u]gel wing (akin to E. fly) + mann man. Cf.
{Flugrelman}.]
1. (Mil.) A soldier especially expert and well drilled, who
   takes his place in front of a military company, as a guide
   for the others in their exercises; a file leader. He
   originally stood in front of the right wing. [Written also
   {flugelman}.]

2. Hence, one who leads the way. [Jocose]

 
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