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Again and again Mr Jager had to order the combatants to desist, and shouted to the Frenchmen to throw down their weapons.

The first officer informed Mr Jager that they had taken the privateer for one of the convoy.

It was so with the 3d Jager Battalion, ordered up hurriedly to make a counter-attack near Flers.

Dr. Jager also told me to sit still, and we did until the flames began to come near us.

Dr. Jager got separated from me by catching his foot in an upturned chair, but he soon found me.

The visual power of the left eye fluctuated between 15 and 19 Jager.

After this the pupil was contracted, the pains diminished, visual power 10 Jager, field seven inches.

WORD ORIGIN

"German sharpshooter," 1776, from German jäger, literally "huntsman," from jagen "to hunt," from Old High German jagon, related to Old Frisian jagia, Dutch jagen "to hunt," Old Norse jaga "to drive, to move to and fro" (see yacht). Applied to riflemen and sharpshooters in the German and Austrian armies.

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