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cavalry US English

(In the past) soldiers who fought on horseback

cavalry US Thesaurus

he rode with the cavalry during the Mexican War

air cavalry US English

A highly mobile division of an army which uses aircraft for a variety of functions, as observation, delivery of supplies and troops, aerial assault, evacuation, etc.

cavalry twill US English

Strong woolen twill used typically for making pants and sportswear

companion cavalry US English

The cavalry of the ancient Macedonian army, especially an elite unit of cavalry serving closely with the king.

Household Cavalry US English

(In the British army) the two cavalry regiments with responsibility for guarding the monarch and royal palaces (and otherwise acting as part of the Royal Armoured Corps)

Ally Sloper's cavalry US English

The Army Service Corps.