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air cavalry

an infantry or reconnaissance unit transported by air to combat areas.
Also called sky cavalry.
Origin of air cavalry
1915-20, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "A V and a half of air cavalry, circling around," Heshto said.

    Oomphel in the Sky Henry Beam Piper
  • Klem Zareff called in his air cavalry to help control the sightseers.

    The Cosmic Computer Henry Beam Piper
  • Here the air cavalry, the airplanes built for distant scouting and combats, intervened.

    Georges Guynemer Henry Bordeaux
  • And, above all, we shall see a great extension of ground attacks by air cavalry.

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