Elephantry


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Elephantry

 a troop mounted on elephants, 1747.
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Why would experienced ministers, educated scribes, spoiled princes and 'high-maintenance' princesses, renowned scholars, respected monks, skilled cavalry and elephantry officers, famous artists, expert craftsmen, and rich merchants want to move to the 'sticks'?
20) In particular, the Ming army implemented volley firing to combat the Shan elephantry effectively.