mousquetaire definition

  • noun:
    • A musketeer, esp. one of the French royal musketeers of 17th and eighteenth hundreds of years, conspicuous both because of their daring and their good dress.
    • A mosquetaire cuff or glove, or any other article of gown fancied to look like those donned by the French mosquetaires.
    • A musketeer.
    • A turn-over collar, generally of simple starched linen, and wide, worn by females about 1850.
    • A cloak of fabric, trimmed with ribbons or narrow bands of velvet, and achieving large buttons, donned by women about 1855.

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