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  • n. Plural form of cavalry.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Society, round up your cavalries and raise your red flags: how dare a religion tell a woman she must cover herself in public?

    Katie Hawkes: The Burqa Ban: Another Misguided Step Toward So-Called Equality

  • Some might throw up their hands and welcome the arrival of outside cavalries, of rule by commissions and central banks and executive agencies.

    What Happens When Congress Fails to Do Its Job?

  • I have heard there were cavalries of charros that accompanied Emperor Ferdinand Maximilan around the countryside when he was trying to oust Benito Juarez and his fighting men.

    September 14, Day of the Charro

  • Therewithal shady rides lend themselves out to rustic cavalries.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Chariot warfare was replaced by infantry fighting on a massive scale and by cavalries.

    722-481 B.C.E

  • If one may use terminology reminiscent of the sea, these were medium-class tharlarion, comparatively light beasts, at least compared to their brethren of the contact cavalries, such cavalries being opposed to the sorts commonly employed in missions such as foraging, scouting, skirmishing and screening troop movements.

    Magicians of Gor

  • To be sure, what might be visible from the walls now might be only smoke from fired fields or, more likely, dust from tharlarion cavalries. “Are the Cosians numerous? ” asked a man. “They are like the leaves of trees, like the sands of the sea, ” said a man. “Look, overhead! ” cried a man.

    Magicians of Gor

  • To be sure, what might be visible from the walls now might be only smoke from fired fields or, more likely, dust from tharlarion cavalries.

    Magicians of Gor

  • Because of it, for the first time, large tarn cavalries, numbering in the hundreds of men, became practical.

    Renegades Of Gor

  • It would be the cavalries which would attend to the fugitives.

    Mercenaries Of Gor

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