Definition of 'cavalry'
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The nature of this cavalry charge will suit him perfectly. The Sun (2012)The battle to take it saw the last cavalry charge and the first use of tanks. The Sun (2006)The battle is often referred to as the last successful cavalry charge in history. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The note makes clear the restructuring will help end the practice of giving cavalry and infantry officers the top jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Then the cavalry began to arrive. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)Then they crashed into the French cavalry near the ridge. A Model Victory (2005)The remaining British cavalry squadrons now charged. The Scottish Regiments (1993)The number of French cavalry losses has not been established. WATERLOO: Napoleon's Last Gamble (2005)As if by magic, the cavalry arrive. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The French cavalry had come streaming back and once again the conflict might go either way. Man of Honour (2007)All sides began the war using cavalry units, which were seen as an essential element of a military force. Times, Sunday Times (2013)On a day in which the British cavalry received mixed reviews he did his job effectively and performed very well. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Only it was the British cavalry. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He served as an officer in the cavalry and for a couple of years his poster collection lay in his Berlin attic. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A junior officer of French cavalry entered. Man of Honour (2007)All the time I was wondering how much longer we could hold on until the cavalry arrived. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)The duty of the British infantry was now to stave off increasingly heavy attacks from cavalry, infantry and artillery. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Attitudes to the custom of promotion by purchase, permitted in the cavalry and infantry but not in the artillery or engineers, appear incredible today. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I was with an armoured cavalry unit, whose job it was to breach the insurgents' defences then carry out house clearances. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A Cavalry officer is given the task of taking them back to the barren reservation, and soon comes to sympathise with them. The Sun (2010)
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British English: cavalry NOUN
The cavalry is the part of an army that uses armoured vehicles for fighting.
The Cavalry were exercising on the plain.
Definition of cavalry from the Collins English Dictionary
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