fugleman


fu·gle·man

noun \ˈfyü-gəl-mən\

Definition of FUGLEMAN

1
:  a trained soldier formerly posted in front of a line of soldiers at drill to serve as a model in their exercises
2
:  one at the head or forefront of a group or movement

Origin of FUGLEMAN

modification of German Flügelmann, from Flügel wing + Mann man
First Known Use: 1804

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