noun (plural soldieries)
- 1Soldiers collectively: the town was filled with disbanded soldieryMore example sentences
- Unwisely, they accompanied their agitation among the soldiery with incitements to mutiny.
- At the close of the Seven Years' War, the customary dread of a disbanding soldiery was tempered by concern for men whose courage had conquered new territories around the globe.
- Whenever she could, she had a few brief words with the some of the soldiery, all of whom had gathered ‘round the radios.
- 1.1Military training or knowledge: the arts of soldieryMore example sentences
- As Commander of the Oases, Laperrine developed a force of Sahariens, soldiers mounted on racing camels, recruited on strict criteria: knowledge of Arabic, competent soldiery, a clean service record.
- Also, there are references wherein he was not exactly a "commoner" and may have received professional training in soldiery.
- Born at Eleusis, reared there, trained in soldiery, he fought when about thirty-five in the famous battle of Marathon, during which the small Athenian army defeated the mighty Persians.
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