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Definition of Troops

Troop
Troop Troop, n. See Boy scout, above.
Troop
Troop Troop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Trooped; p. pr. & vb. n. Trooping.] 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.
Troop
Troop 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 the plural. Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars. --Shak. His troops moved to victory with the precision of machines. --Macaulay. 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" refers to members of the military collectively, as in "the troops"; see Troop (disambiguation). In some...
- Shock troops or ****ault troops are formations created to lead an attack. They are often better trained and equipped than other infantry, and expected to...
- 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 program...
- of Cuba consists of the Youth Labour Army, Civil Defence and Territorial Troops Militia and count 1,120,000 units. Ready reserves serve 45 days per year...
- A Tonic for the Troops is the second album by The Boomtown Rats. It was released in 1978 and included the hit singles "She's So Modern", "Like Clockwork"...
- Barrier troops, blocking units, or anti-retreat forces were military units that were located in the near front line, rear or on the front line (behind...
- The Internal Troops, full name Internal Troops of the Ministry for Internal Affairs (MVD) (Russian: Внутренние войска Министерства внутренних дел, Vnutrenniye...
- Border Troops may refer to: Soviet Border Troops Border Troops of the German Democratic Republic Tajik Border Troops Border Guard (disambiguation) Border...
- 54th M****achusetts Volunteer Infantry and the many United States Colored Troops Regiments), the "Buffalo Soldiers" were established by Congress as the first...
- conflict, a quarter of the troops sent to British America. The term Hessians is used by Americans to refer to all German troops fighting on the British side...
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