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Monday word: fugleman

fugleman (fyo͞o′gəl-mən), noun

1. One who heads a group; especially a political manager.
2. A soldier designated as a guide or good model for a company's maneuvers or drills.

Etymology:  early 1800s, from German flugelmann, file leader; flugel, wing + mann, man.
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