cavalry definition

  • noun:
    • an extremely mobile army unit using vehicular transport, particularly light armor and helicopters.
    • Troops taught to battle on horseback.
    • The armed forces arm of solution that fights while driving horses.
    • department of armed forces transported by quick light cars, the mechanized cavalry.
    • An individual unit of cavalry arm of service.
    • That section of military power which serves on horseback.
    • a course of troops which march and fight on horseback; that element of an army, or of any military power, which is made of soldiers that offer on horseback, as distinguished from infantry, or foot-soldiers.
    • an extremely cellular military device
    • soldiers trained to battle on horseback

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