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noun as in cavalry


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A regiment of United States lancers were drawn up in a hollow square round the Lethal Chamber.

Letting the rifle drop and swing from the pommel, he met the charge of two grinning and scowling lancers.

But presently that wandering shape came nearer, and I saw a dozen lancers at full gallop, one behind the other.

In the ring figure another evolution is borrowed from the lancers.

Cuirassiers, lancers and grenadiers, then, once more to the charge!

Behind us the British lancers were shouting "Stop, stop, halt you —— Boers!"

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lancers, such as: squadron, army, bowlegs, cuirassiers, dragoons, and horse.

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