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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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cavalrymancav‧al‧ry‧man /ˈkævəlrimən/ noun (plural cavalrymen /-mən/) [countable]  PMAa soldier who fights on a horse
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cavalrymanFor example, a Knight of the White Wolf is a cavalryman wearing heavy armour only and riding a barded horse.One family has a Confederate cavalryman among its forebears, the other is descended from slaves.It is here that the dauntless cavalrymen of Ellyrion rest when they return from their long sweeps through their embattled land.Ellyrian cavalrymen mustered beside the elite White Lions of Chrace.A Dragoon sergeant hauled the body aside as more cavalrymen poured across the bridge.There were several hundred pieces of artillery and several thousand cavalrymen.
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