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Martinet (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Martinet

A military term for a strict disciplinarian: from the name of a French general, famous for restoring military discipline to the French army. He first disciplined the French infantry, and regulated their method of encampment: he was killed at the siege of Doesbourg in the year 1672.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

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