cavalryman


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cav·al·ry

 (kăv′əl-rē)
n. pl. cav·al·ries
1. A highly mobile army unit using vehicular transport, such as light armor and helicopters.
2. Troops trained to fight on horseback.

[French cavalerie, from Italian cavalleria, from cavaliere, cavalier, from Old Italian; see cavalier.]

cav′al·ry·man n.

cav•al•ry•man

(ˈkæv əl ri mən, -ˌmæn)

n., pl. -men (-mən, -ˌmɛn)
a soldier in the cavalry.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cavalryman - a soldier in a motorized army unitcavalryman - a soldier in a motorized army unit  
cavalry, horse cavalry, horse - troops trained to fight on horseback; "500 horse led the attack"
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
2.cavalryman - a soldier mounted on horsebackcavalryman - a soldier mounted on horseback; "a cavalryman always takes good care of his mount"
cavalry - a highly mobile army unit
cuirassier - a cavalryman equipped with a cuirass
dragoon - a member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen
hussar - a member of a European light cavalry unit; renowned for elegant dress
lancer - (formerly) a cavalryman armed with a lance
Rough Rider - a member of the volunteer cavalry regiment led by Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War (1898)
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
Translations

cavalryman

[ˈkævəlrɪmən] N (cavalrymen (pl)) → soldado m de caballería

cavalryman

[ˈkævəlrimæn] nsoldat m de cavalerie
References in classic literature ?
With the instinct of the true cavalryman and a particular indisposition to the discharge of firearms, he drew his saber.
He was swelled with a tale he had heard from a reliable friend, who had heard it from a truthful cavalryman, who had heard it from his trustworthy brother, one of the order- lies at division headquarters.
As late as 1925, Sir Douglas Haig was prophesying that the day of the mounted cavalryman was far from over.
THE grandson of a First World War cavalryman has revealed how his grandad cheated death when his binoculars took a bullet intended for him.
SAEED BIN SUROOR has paid tribute to Cavalryman after the high-class and popular stayer suffered a fatal injury at Meydan on Saturday.
With stable jockey James Doyle in action at Warwick Farm in Sydney, Australia, William Buick takes the ride on Cavalryman -- a nine-year-old veteran of 38 races, of which he has won 10.
Cavalryman has certainly recaptured his old sparkle this term and he can back up his recent Goodwood Cup win with victory in the Weatherbys Hamilton Insurance Lonsdale Cup.
It would be dangerous to write off Estimate back on a more conventional track, but Cavalryman is at the top of his game right now and the Queen's mare will have her work cut out off the same terms again.
CAVALRYMAN was on form to win the Goodwood Cup and he can follow that up with another victory in the Weatherbys Hamilton Insurance Lonsdale Cup (2.
Cavalryman has recaptured his old sparkle and can back up his Goodwood Cup win with victory in the Weatherbys Hamilton Insurance Lonsdale Cup.
Hillstar was pestering him all the way to the line, but Cavalryman showed all his ghting instincts remain by holding him o by a neck and he never really looked like being caught.
Although standard US Army doctrine had each cavalryman issued with saber, carbine and handgun, surprisingly few mentions of sidearms in combat against warriors exist.