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sapper

noun sap·per \ˈsa-pər\

: a member of a military unit that builds structures to defend and protect a position

Full Definition of SAPPER

1
:  a military specialist in field fortification work (as sapping)
2
:  a military demolitions specialist
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First Known Use of SAPPER

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