Synonyms for cavalry
- horse soldiers
- mounted troops
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CAVALRY
Tarleton advanced, with his infantry in the centre, and his cavalry on the wings.
Here they all dismounted, except a small body, which acted as cavalry.
He determined on the latter, and put his four troops of cavalry in motion.
The force of cavalry was but small, being conveyed in a single transport.
On the left the cavalry again demonstrated the power of their arm.
The cavalry were advancing in a field, but they were yet held back to a slow walk.
Hertford and his cavalry were thrown off, merely to return anew to the charge.
When night had come his cavalry was overthrown, his footmen broken.
The rebels have cavalry all around, within six or eight miles.
An attempt to use the British cavalry was unsuccessful on March 12.