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household cavalry

(in Britain) cavalry units forming part of the ceremonial guard of the monarch. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • An enormous envelope, stamped with the arms of the household cavalry.

    Contraband G. J. Whyte-Melville
  • When it is dark, I will myself accompany you, with my household cavalry, until you are miles away.

  • That foreign prince at Windsor has taken a sudden fancy to inspect a regiment of household cavalry in their barracks.

    Contraband G. J. Whyte-Melville
  • While I was in Siam I was the guest one day of the officers' mess of the crack regiment of the household cavalry.

    Where the Strange Trails Go Down E. Alexander Powell
  • The household cavalry rank next to the judges in the mosque precedence.

  • The household cavalry were given helmets with weeping plumes fixed to the apexes.

    Chats on Military Curios Stanley C. Johnson
  • The household cavalry earned the very highest praise for their performance on this afternoon.

    The First Seven Divisions Ernest W. Hamilton

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