sapper

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noun sap·per \ˈsa-pər\

Definition of sapper

  1. 1 :  a military specialist in field fortification work (such as sapping)

  2. 2 :  a military demolitions specialist

First Known Use of sapper

1626


SAPPER Defined for English Language Learners

sapper

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Definition of sapper for English Language Learners

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


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