cavalry vs calvary

cavalry calvary

Definitions

  • 1) military An individual unit of the cavalry arm of service.
  • 2) military Branch of military transported by fast light vehicles, the mechanized cavalry.
  • 3) military The military arm of service that fights while riding horses.
  • 4) Troops trained to fight on horseback.
  • 5) A highly mobile army unit using vehicular transport, such as light armor and helicopters.
  • 6) (Mil.) That part of military force which serves on horseback.
  • 7) troops trained to fight on horseback
  • 8) a highly mobile army unit
  • 9) A class of soldiers who march and fight on horseback; that part of an army, or of any military force, which consists of troops that serve on horseback, as distinguished from infantry, or foot-soldiers.

Examples

  • 1) The nature of this cavalry charge will suit him perfectly.
  • 2) The battle to take it saw the last cavalry charge and the first use of tanks.
  • 3) The battle is often referred to as the last successful cavalry charge in history.
  • 4) The note makes clear the restructuring will help end the practice of giving cavalry and infantry officers the top jobs.
  • 5) Then the cavalry began to arrive.
  • 6) Then they crashed into the French cavalry near the ridge.
  • 7) The remaining British cavalry squadrons now charged.
  • 8) The number of French cavalry losses has not been established.
  • 9) As if by magic, the cavalry arrive.
  • 10) The French cavalry had come streaming back and once again the conflict might go either way.
  • 11) All sides began the war using cavalry units, which were seen as an essential element of a military force.
  • 12) On a day in which the British cavalry received mixed reviews he did his job effectively and performed very well.
  • 13) Only it was the British cavalry.
  • 14) He served as an officer in the cavalry and for a couple of years his poster collection lay in his Berlin attic.
  • 15) A junior officer of French cavalry entered.
  • 16) All the time I was wondering how much longer we could hold on until the cavalry arrived.
  • 17) The duty of the British infantry was now to stave off increasingly heavy attacks from cavalry, infantry and artillery.
  • 18) Attitudes to the custom of promotion by purchase, permitted in the cavalry and infantry but not in the artillery or engineers, appear incredible today.
  • 19) I was with an armoured cavalry unit, whose job it was to breach the insurgents' defences then carry out house clearances.
  • 20) A cavalry officer is given the task of taking them back to the barren reservation, and soon comes to sympathise with them.
  • 21) ‘His army's main power was based on his cavalry - horse borne soldiers.’
  • 22) ‘William's plan was to use the archers first to send their arrows into the English ranks, followed by the infantry in hand-to-hand combat and to finally advance with the cavalry who had the height and power of being on horseback.’
  • 23) ‘In previous wars, horsed cavalry had performed such a role, but cavalry were generally of little use in the trenches of the Western Front.’
  • 24) ‘The day was won when the massed crusader cavalry charged and forced Saladin to withdraw.’
  • 25) ‘In addition, there were Macedonian light horse and heavy cavalry from other cities.’
  • 26) ‘Boats were built for the Roman foot soldiers while the Roman cavalry swam across with their horses.’
  • 27) ‘After an attack by crossbowmen and infantry, the van of the French cavalry charged impetuously through their own infantry across the stream and up the slope on the other side.’
  • 28) ‘Here was a lesson that, if the Saxons had learned from it, could have changed the outcome of the Battle of Hastings; cavalry are helpless against well ordered archers.’
  • 29) ‘General confusion broke out and the cavalry charged the crowd.’
  • 30) ‘Twelve of Poland's divisions were cavalry, armed with lance and sabre, and they were no match for tanks.’
  • 31) ‘Despite these troubles, Union cavalry operating in advance of Steele's infantry had success.’
  • 32) ‘The emperor sent not only foot soldiers but cavalry as well.’
  • 33) ‘William would not have been able to move his cavalry through this area as the horses would have been bogged down.’
  • 34) ‘He was then able to manoeuvre some of his cavalry on to the hilltop and fight the Saxons on level ground.’
  • 35) ‘It was a classic example of a successful Highland charge, but Bonnie Dundee was killed as he led his cavalry into the firing line, and the rebellion petered to a halt within months.’
  • 36) ‘The situation was saved by a mass counter-attack of French cavalry, checking the allied advance, though failing to break through the allied lines.’
  • 37) ‘This cavalry was quickly dispersed at the Battle of Sedgemoor, contemporaries claimed on account of Grey's own cowardice and ineptitude.’
  • 38) ‘He had infantry, cavalry, arquebusiers, Cossacks and many Tartars, with heavy artillery, which was shipped down the Volga.’
  • 39) ‘Quickly following Miller in the charge came the infantrymen and Winters's dismounted cavalry moving as skirmishers.’
  • 40) ‘In 55 BC, Celtic warriors used cavalry and horse-drawn chariots to oppose Caesar's invasion.’
  • 41) ‘How much force structure (in armored cavalry squadrons and regiments) do we have dedicated to reconnaissance and surveillance?’
  • 42) ‘Several armored cavalry regiments (brigade equivalents) could be kept as independent units.’
  • 43) ‘A regimental cavalry troop has two tank platoons, two scout platoons, and a heavy mortar section.’
  • 44) ‘The Red Army used infantry and cavalry units to move more resolutely and to a deeper depth.’
  • 45) ‘The typical team consisted of three cavalry fighting vehicles and two tanks.’
  • 46) ‘Infantry battalion and artillery and cavalry commanders required extensive coaching as well.’
  • 47) ‘When committed to combat, a field force would be assigned an armored cavalry regiment to serve as its eyes and ears.’
  • 48) ‘With the addition of an engineer battalion and air cavalry squadron, it was obvious the brigade required additional MBITR assets.’
  • 49) ‘Priority for use goes to armor, mechanized infantry, and cavalry units.’
  • 50) ‘The infant service had to count on its own people - mostly young infantry and cavalry officers and enlisted men - for direction.’
  • 51) ‘The 3rd Squadron, 7th cavalry, the divisional cavalry squadron of the 3ID, was equipped with two troops of these aircraft.’
  • 52) ‘The heavy cavalry troop can reconnoiter up to a 10-kilometer-wide zone or up to two routes simultaneously.’
  • 53) ‘In many cases, these operations were carried out with infantry, aircraft, cavalry, and armored cars.’
  • 54) ‘Each combat command typically employed liaison aircraft and mechanized cavalry troops for route reconnaissance and early warning of enemy positions.’
  • 55) ‘At least three battalions of troops, a cavalry corps and 12 armed vehicles were deployed to secure the site soon after the announcement of the temporary closure on March 9.’
  • 56) ‘It is understood the restructuring will see the creation of nine infantry battalions, one artillery battalion and one cavalry squadron.’
  • 57) ‘The Army's transition places a medium cavalry unit, the 2d Armored cavalry Regiment, at Fort Polk.’
  • 58) ‘Furthermore, he believed that in modern warfare there was no place for armored cavalry.’
  • 59) ‘As well as being a cavalry unit, it has been providing APC lift to infantry battalions in East Timor, returning from operations with 6RAR earlier this year.’
  • 60) ‘We should be fighting this battle with three U.S. armored divisions and an armored cavalry regiment to provide rear area security.’
  • 61) ‘Alright, I think its time to call in the cavalry.’
  • 62) ‘Tech startups bullied by a giant will wait a long time - or in vain - for the cavalry to show up.’
  • 63) ‘They always had to call in the cavalry, didn't they?’
  • 64) ‘Companies are reluctant to call in the cavalry when a significant breach occurs for a number of reasons.’
  • 65) ‘Investors think the cavalry is coming to save the day.’
  • 66) ‘This time around the cavalry might be less inclined to ride to the rescue.’
  • 67) ‘I wish I could say the cavalry was coming, but it is not in the short term.’
  • 68) ‘We need the cavalry to arrive and we need them soon.’
  • 69) ‘Fortunately the cavalry arrived in the form of my mother in law who took charge of the boys and let us get on our way to hospital.’
  • 70) ‘It's hardly a spoiler to say the cavalry arrives in the form of the logistically gifted Navy and its SEALs.’
  • 71) ‘Finally, the cat-catching cavalry was called in.’
  • 72) ‘He'd finally called in the cavalry in the form of her best friend.’
  • 73) ‘He will guiltlessly slide into a fourth-outfielder role when the midseason cavalry arrives.’
  • 74) ‘It's only a matter of time before the cavalry arrives in the shape of gossip magazines.’
  • 75) ‘The cavalry will arrive in the spring and summer to save the music scene, with new albums from Coldplay, Oasis, the Stonesm and Gorillaz.’
  • 76) ‘I sat around for a while until the cavalry arrived, in this case being family.’
  • 77) ‘And now Britney's cavalry has arrived, in the high-pitched moonwalking form of Justin Timberlake.’
  • 78) ‘At last the cavalry arrived—a doctor from neurology and then our families, who'd been dumped in a waiting room.’
  • 79) ‘So some folks are saying the president, whose job approval numbers now are at a record low, is calling in the cavalry to help his image.’
  • 80) ‘Getting good pictures is not easy and fraught with many problems—but do not despair, the cavalry has come!’

Examples

  • 1) The word calvary is a Latin word meaning skull, or place of skulls.
  • 2) DeMint, you guys had your chance at a compromise, now the calvary is here.
  • 3) The calvary is still not here yet, but I have begun to hear the hooves and were almost a week out.
  • 4) The triumphal arch and ossuary are very inferior to St. Thégonnec, but the calvary is a magnificent monument, unequalled in Brittany, richly sculptured and ornamented.
  • 5) Just the same as before -- a little "calvary" at one end of the garden and a rough picture of a Madonna in an arbor, the long, echoing corridors spotless as the deck of a man-of-war, and the smiling faces making a very flower-garden of the community-room.
  • 6) It is especially in the large "calvary" and behind the altar that this atmosphere of ingenuousness is felt.
  • 7) Over two millennia, 'calvary' has come to mean an extreme experience of physical, men in Maguindanao Tuesday afternoon was recovered by members of the Moro National Liberation Front near their camp in Datu Odin Sinsuat
  • 8) Over two millennia, 'calvary' has come to mean an extreme experience of physical,
  • 9) Smith, the executive director, said he wants the fire department's "calvary" to respond to life-threatening emergencies.
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