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synonyms for cavalry

  • squadron
  • Mounties
  • army
  • bowlegs
  • cuirassiers
  • dragoons
  • horse
  • hussars
  • lancers
  • rangers
  • chasseurs
  • horse soldiers
  • mounted troops
  • uhlans
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How to use cavalry in a sentence

As for the cadre of grooms into whose care the show’s 335 horses were entrusted, it too had been decimated, for during World War I, a horse cavalry was still a vital component of the forces.
THE CIRCUS WAS ONCE AMERICA’S TOP ENTERTAINMENT. HERE’S WHY ITS GOLDEN AGE BEGAN TO FADELES STANDIFORDJUNE 15, 2021TIME
Immune systems are like sentinels, patrolling the body for invaders and calling in the cavalry once a pathogen is detected.
THE MERE SIGHT OF ILLNESS MAY KICK-START A CANARY’S IMMUNE SYSTEMJONATHAN LAMBERTJUNE 8, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
It’s a far cry from the government’s optimism in early December, when the arrival of vaccines was described as the “scientific cavalry” coming to the rescue.
U.K. GOES BACK ON LOCKDOWN AS HOSPITALS FACE BREAKING POINTRACHEL KINGJANUARY 4, 2021FORTUNE
The Army has museums dedicated to the infantry, the cavalry and the artillery.
ARMY MUSEUMS HAVE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF ARTIFACTS. THEY’RE LOOKING TO DOWNSIZE.MICHAEL RUANEDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Because Forrest enlisted as a private and fought in the often-neglected western theater, his skills as a cavalry commander were overlooked for much of the war.
THE FIGHT OVER MONUMENTS OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST HOLDS A LESSON ABOUT WHITENESS IN AMERICACONNOR TOWNE O’NEILLJULY 13, 2020TIME
The latter groups played a supporting role in the battlefield, by forming solid infantry lines or at times doubling up as screening medium cavalry.
HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES: ORIGINS, POLITICS, AND CRUSADERSDATTATREYA MANDALMARCH 23, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
In this position, the line of cavalry formed the chord of the arc described by the river, and occupied by us.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Fanning and Wharton were to make head against the infantry and cavalry.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
But the cavalry officer melted imperceptibly out of her existence.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
They found a few belated sowars of the 3d Cavalry, who took refuge in a wood, and the artillery opened fire at the trees!
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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WORDS RELATED TO CAVALRY

  • armed forces
  • artillery
  • battalions
  • batteries
  • brigades
  • cavalry
  • columns
  • commands
  • companies
  • corps
  • details
  • divisions
  • flights
  • formations
  • infantry
  • legions
  • outfits
  • patrol units
  • platoons
  • regiments
  • soldieries
  • soldiers
  • squads
  • troops
  • wings
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