cavalryman

[kav-uhl-ree-muhn, -man]
noun, plural cavalrymen [kav-uhl-ree-muhn, -men] .
a soldier in the cavalry.

Origin:
1855–60; cavalry + man1

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cavalry (ˈkævəlrɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
1.  (esp formerly) the part of an army composed of mounted troops
2.  the armoured element of a modern army
3.  (as modifier): a cavalry unit; a cavalry charge
 
[C16: from French cavallerie, from Italian cavalleria, from cavaliere horseman; see cavalier]
 
'cavalryman
 
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The truth of the matter was that a frontier cavalryman did not have much time to spend on such things.
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