Origin of foot soldier
Examples from the Web for foot soldier
Behold the Democratic foot-soldier giving voice, before a national audience, to her battle fatigue.
Petilius fled with his broken cohorts—for, it is said, not even one foot-soldier escaped the carnage—to his entrenched camp.Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2)|Ellen C. Clayton
The foot-soldier in garrison bears no resemblance whatever to the hero of the battle-field.
But the foot-soldier would be a body without a soul, if he had no countrywoman.