follow Dictionary.com

Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?

light infantry

noun
1.
foot soldiers with lightweight weapons and minimal field equipment.
2.
infantry units with a minimal number of crew-served weapons and other supporting equipment.
Origin of light infantry
1840-1850
1840-50
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for light infantry
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for light infantry

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for light

9
10
Scrabble Words With Friends