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Meaning of CAVALRY

Pronunciation:  'kavulree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a highly mobile army unit
  2. [n]  troops trained to fight on horseback; "500 horse led the attack"
 

CAVALRY is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: horse
 
 See Also: army unit, cavalryman, horse cavalry, mechanized cavalry, military personnel, soldiery, squadron, troop, trooper, troops

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cav"al*ry\, n. [F. cavalerie, fr. It. cavalleria. See
{Cavalier}, and cf. {chivalry}.] (Mil.)
That part of military force which serves on horseback.

Note: {Heavy cavalry} and {light cavalry} are so
      distinguished by the character of their armament, and
      by the size of the men and horses.

 

 

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