Definitions

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  • n. A soldier in the cavalry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of a body of cavalry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. cavalrymen (-men). A soldier trained to fight on horseback; a member of a cavalry regiment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a soldier in a motorized army unit
  • n. a soldier mounted on horseback

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The cavalryman was a foot shorter than Sharpe, but he seemed to compensate for his lack of height with a look of Cromwellian fervour and rectitude.

    Sharpe's Gold

  • We ought to be much better cavalrymen than infantrymen, because the essential in a cavalryman is a fearless impetuosity.

    Battle Studies

  • Ever the cavalryman, Patton believed in the devil taking the hindmost and showed scant regard for protection of his advancing flanks.

    An American Triple Threat

  • The cavalryman John Buford is one of the genuine heroes of the Union victory at Gettysburg.

    Refighting the Battle of Gettysburg

  • Because a fallen masculine was a Confederate soldier, a Confederates reason their glow as good as after cheered a Union cavalryman for his kindness.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • One of their number, an old Macedonian cavalryman named Callines, came forward to speak for the men.

    Alexander the Great

  • The Theban hoplites drilled endlessly and, whether common soldier or wealthy cavalryman, were ruled by iron discipline.

    Alexander the Great

  • Edward, my young English cavalryman, was … She trailed off, affected as ever by her heartrending memories of him.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • I was running for the cavalryman, yelling a warning seconds before he was shot.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • To his supporters, the general is recognized as an expert cavalryman and hero whose war-fighting techniques were ahead of his time.

    Confederate General Stirs License-Plate Flap

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