musqueteer (plural musqueteers)
- Obsolete form of .
- 1749, Henry Fielding, “The Adventure of a Company of Officers”, in The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, volume III, London: A[ndrew] Millar […], OCLC 928184292, book VII, page 101:
- When the good Lieutenant applied himſelf to the Door, he applied himſelf likewiſe to the Bell; and the Drawer immediately attending, he diſpatched him for a File of Muſqueteers and a Surgeon.
- 1886 October – 1887 January, H[enry] Rider Haggard, “Speculations”, in She: A History of Adventure, London: Longmans, Green, and Co., published 1887, OCLC 1167497017, page 116:
- The bull-frogs were also very large, and with voices proportionate to their size; and as for the mosquitoes—the ‘musqueteers,’ as Job called them—they were, if possible, even worse than they had been on the river, and tormented us greatly.