light horse


noun

cavalry carrying light arms and equipment.

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Origin of light horse

First recorded in 1525–35
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British Dictionary definitions for light horse

light horse

noun

lightly armed and highly mobile cavalry

Derived forms of light horse

light-horseman, noun
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