Definition of Cavalry. Meaning of Cavalry. Synonyms of Cavalry

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Definition of Cavalry

Cavalry
Cavalry 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.

Meaning of Cavalry from wikipedia

- Historically, cavalry (from the French word cavalerie, itself derived from "cheval" meaning "horse") are soldiers or warriors who fight mounted on horseback...
- Heavy cavalry was a class of cavalry intended to deliver a battlefield charge and also to act as a tactical reserve; they are also often termed shock cavalry...
- "Stop the Cavalry" is an anti-war song written and performed by the English musician Jona Lewie, released in 1980. The song peaked at number three in...
- The 1st Cavalry Division ("First Team") is a combined arms division and is one of the most decorated combat divisions of the United States Army. It is...
- The Companions (Gr****: ἑταῖροι [heˈtairoi̯], hetairoi) were the elite cavalry of the Macedonian army from the time of king Philip II of Macedon, achieving...
- The Household Cavalry (HCav) is made up of the two most senior regiments of the British Army, the Life Guards and the Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards...
- Light cavalry comprises lightly armed and armored cavalry troops mounted on fast horses, as opposed to heavy cavalry, where the mounted riders (and sometimes...
- used some form of cavalry for war and, as a result, cavalry tactics have evolved over time. Tactically, the main advantages of cavalry over infantry troops...
- The Cavalry Stetson is a Cavalry tradition within the United States Army. The Cavalry stetson was the headgear typical of cavalrymen during the late 18th...
- The United States Cavalry, or U.S. Cavalry, was the designation of the mounted force of the United States Army by an act of Congress on 3 August 1861....