What does the word combatant mean?

Usage examples for combatant

  1. Our object was not to let him relapse into intoxication, to rouse the hero's strength and courage from their slumber, render him for love's sake a fellow- combatant in the common cause. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. One royal warrior, wide- eyed, was the combatant of the chariot. – The Cattle-Raid of Cualnge (Tain Bo Cualnge) by Unknown