cavalrynoun [ U, + sing/pl verb ]uk /ˈkæv.əl.ri/ us /ˈkæv.əl.ri/
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noun [ C ] uk /ˈkæv.əl.ri.mən/ /ˈkæv.əl.ri.mæn/ us /ˈkæv.əl.ri.mən/ /ˈkæv.əl.ri.mæn/ plural -men uk /-mən/ /-men/ us
Examples from literature
- By and by the Indians attempted to fly, but were prevented by the cavalry.
- The imperial cavalry charged upon their broken ranks, and the flight became universal.
- The scout turned to the captain of cavalry standing near.
- Then the cavalry of the King, with their horses at full speed, dashed from either side upon the helpless mob of countrymen.
- There was the line of Mexican cavalry, well out of range, and, beyond the horsemen, were the infantry.