Origin of soldiery
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Examples from the Web for soldiery
The Spaniards give place to none in the reputation of soldiery.The Praise of Folly
Let your soldiery patrol the streets and search every house from top to bottom.
Is it not permitted that I speak with the captain of the soldiery who escort me?
There was, then, considerable discontent among the British soldiery.The Siege of Boston
I knew too well the ruffian natures of the soldiery to hazard such a risk.Arthur O'Leary
Charles James Lever
- soldiers collectively
- a group of soldiers
- the profession of being a soldier
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Word Origin and History for soldiery
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