[ UK /kˈævɐlɹˌɪmən/ ]
  1. a soldier mounted on horseback
    a cavalryman always takes good care of his mount
  2. a soldier in a motorized army unit
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How To Use cavalryman In A Sentence

  • The Theban hoplites drilled endlessly and, whether common soldier or wealthy cavalryman, were ruled by iron discipline. Alexander the Great
  • I was running for the cavalryman, yelling a warning seconds before he was shot. Dreams of a Dark Warrior
  • A cloud of dust on the horizon announced the arrival of the cavalryman.
  • Every ten farmsteads were supposed to provide for a fully equipped soldier, including a horse if he was a cavalryman or dragoon.
  • The cavalryman John Buford is one of the genuine heroes of the Union victory at Gettysburg. Refighting the Battle of Gettysburg
  • In this novel, set immediately before World War I, a handsome young cavalryman (the narrator) is posted to a provincial Hungarian town.
  • We ought to be much better cavalrymen than infantrymen, because the essential in a cavalryman is a fearless impetuosity. Battle Studies
  • For example, a Knight of the White Wolf is a cavalryman wearing heavy armour only and riding a barded horse.
  • A cuirassier is a cavalryman whose body is protected by a cuirass, a piece of defensive armor, covering the body from neck to girdle, and combining a breastplate and a back piece. Short Stories of Various Types
  • A cloud of dust on the horizon announced the arrival of the cavalryman.
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