Meaning of anspessade in English:

anspessade

Pronunciation /ˌanspəˈsɑːd/ /ˌanspəˈseɪd/

noun

Military
  • An experienced, usually long-serving, soldier, especially in the French or another continental European army.

Origin

Late 17th century. From French anspessade, variant (with metanalysis of the definite article) of lancespessade.