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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A soldier, especially a medieval cavalryman supplied with heavy arms.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A soldier, especially in the middle ages, fully armed and equipped; a heavy-armed soldier.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A heavily armed and sometimes mounted soldier in medieval times.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A medieval heavily armed mounted member of the cavalry

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

  • noun a heavily armed and mounted soldier in medieval times

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