Synonyms for foot soldier

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Wobbler, a foot soldier, a term of contempt used by cavalrymen.

Many things had changed since then, but the foot soldier was still the same.

Every foot soldier who attempted to cross the stream was drowned.

The special weapon of the foot soldier, or infantryman, is the bayonet.

The latter grasped his crutch, as he had formerly seized the sword he carried as a foot soldier ere he lost his leg before Padua.

Each horseman of the principal corps had a foot soldier riding on the same horse behind him.

A dagger which in mediaeval warfare was used by the foot soldier to remind an unhorsed knight that he was mortal.

In 1614, the pay of a foot soldier was the same as in the present times, eightpence a-day.

The infantry man hates the horseman, and the cavalry man despises the foot soldier.

In the meanwhile, the Texan army rapidly advanced; like the Mexicans, each mounted man had a foot soldier behind him.