cavalryman

Definitions of cavalryman
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n a soldier mounted on horseback

“a cavalryman always takes good care of his mount”
Synonyms:
trooper
Types:
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cuirassier
a cavalryman equipped with a cuirass
dragoon
a member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen
hussar
a member of a European light cavalry unit; renowned for elegant dress
lancer
(formerly) a cavalryman armed with a lance
Rough Rider
a member of the volunteer cavalry regiment led by Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War (1898)
Type of:
soldier
an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army

n a soldier in a motorized army unit

Synonyms:
trooper
Type of:
soldier
an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army

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