What does the word hussar mean?

Usage examples for hussar

  1. There was great cheering and congratulation on board the ships of the convoy as they came up, and in a short time the rest of them joined us with the Licorne and Hussar. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. Seeing this, the stranger put up her helm and ran off before the wind, while the Hussar crowded all sail in chase. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  3. It was he who had acted as the go- between for her and the handsome hussar of the guards. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann