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Definition of "fugleman" [fu•gle•man]

  • A leader, especially a political leader. (noun)
  • Archaic A soldier who once served as a guide and model for his company. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fugleman" in a sentence
  • "A vote of thanks to the government, and three times three cheers, with Mr. Cobden as "fugleman," ended the great Peace Congress of 1849."
  • "Besides the old "fugleman", there were several other patriarchs, who now advanced into the water to perform the office of fishermen."
  • "Imám, artistes or fugleman, lit. “one who stands before others;” and his bows and prostrations give the time to the congregation."