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Definition of Troops
TroopTroop Troop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Trooped; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops.
``Armies . . . troop to their standard.' --Milton.
2. To march on; to go forward in haste.
Nor do I, as an enemy to peace, Troop in the throngs
of military men. --Shak. TroopTroop Troop, n. [F. troupe, OF. trope, trupe, LL. troppus; of
uncertain origin; cf. Icel. [thorn]orp a hamlet, village, G.
dorf a village, dial. G. dorf a meeting. Norw. torp a little
farm, a crowd, E. thorp. Cf. Troupe.]
1. A collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude.
That which should accompany old age -- As honor,
love, obedience, troops of friends -- I must not
look to have. --Shak.
2. Soldiers, collectively; an army; -- now generally used in
Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars. --Shak.
His troops moved to victory with the precision of
3. (Mil.) Specifically, a small body of cavalry, light horse,
or dragoons, consisting usually of about sixty men,
commanded by a captain; the unit of formation of cavalry,
corresponding to the company in infantry. Formerly, also,
a company of horse artillery; a battery.
4. A company of stageplayers; a troupe. --W. Coxe.
5. (Mil.) A particular roll of the drum; a quick march.
Meaning of Troops from wikipedia
- "trouper"). A related sense
of the term "troops
of the military
collectively, as in "the troops
"; see Troop
(disambiguation). In some...
- of Cuba consists
of the Youth Labour
Army, Civil Defence
and Territorial Troops Militia
1,120,000 units. Ready reserves serve
45 days per year...
- largest standing
army in the world, with 1,237,117 active troops
and 960,000 reserve troops
. The army has embarked
on an infantry modernisation
- Shock troops
or ****ault troops
are formations created
to lead an attack. They are often better trained
infantry, and expected
- Colonial troops
to various military units recruited
from, or used as garrison troops
territories. Such colonies
- The withdrawal
of U.S. troops
from Afghanistan describes
the draw down of United States Armed Forces
in the Afghanistan
war and the plans after
- Barrier troops
units, or anti-retreat forces
that are placed behind
the front lines during
of the troops
sent to British
America. The term Hessians
is used by Americans
to all German troops fighting
on the British
- of the 19th century
in most armies. The United Kingdom
emplo**** bicycle troops
than in regular
with a troop surge
in 2007, a build
up of 170,000 troops
. The surge
gave greater security
to Iraq’s government
and military, and...
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