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 ?
The band of his cavalryman's hat was fresh-stained with sweat.
With the instinct of the true cavalryman and a particular indisposition to the discharge of firearms, he drew his saber.
"Well, young cavalryman, how is my Rook behaving?" he asked.
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.
The majority have been stayers, like Lucarno, Cavalryman and Big Orange, who won this twice in 2015 and 2016, but last year's winner Hawkbill is a pure middle-distance type.
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.
The cavalryman's last goodbye was attended by friends from his regiment.
| Top stayer Cavalryman has died after being seriously injured 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.
TiPS FFOS LAS 1.45 L'Etacq 2.20 Canova 2.55 Ramshackle 3.30 Peace Seeker 4.05 Islandmagee 4.40 Prince Tom 5.15 On The Record 5.45 The Omen GOODWOOD 5.10 Lucky Di 5.40 Dartmouth 6.15 Arethusa 6.45 Momayyaz 7.20 Moscato 7.50 Wordismybond HAMILTON 5.30 Smart Stepper 6.05 Bearskin 6.35 Klynch 7.05 Wee Frankie 7.40 Mistiroc 8.10 Perfect Words NEWCASTLE 4.50 De Lesseps 5.25 Scarlet Bounty 5.55 Invoke 6.25 Madrasa 6.55 Jay Kay 7.30 Ella's Delight 8.00 Better Chance NEWMARKET 1.35 Illogical 2.10 Angel Vision 2.45 Crafty Choice 3.20 Keep Up 3.55 Hostile Fire 4.30 Frederic 5.05 Amood 5.35 Majestic Song YORK 1.55 Satellite 2.30 Cavalryman 3.05 Rerouted 3.40 Cougar Mountain 4.20 Dissolution 4.55 Maverick Wave
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.