[kav-uh l-ree-muh n, -man]
- a soldier in the cavalry.
Origin of cavalryman
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Related Wordsjockey, equestrian, cowboy, postilion, gaucho, broncobuster, roughrider, cavalryman, dragoon, buckaroo, equerry
Examples from the Web for cavalrymen
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His courage was proverbial among the cavalrymen of the Third division.
It was a unique experience for cavalrymen and they had not yet learned how to forage.
Out from the shadow of the trees came Jeb Stuart with two hundred cavalrymen.The Long Roll
"Make him a prisoner," said another of the cavalrymen, an under officer.
He had met the cavalrymen, and Jack Rasco had been captured as previously described.