Origin of light horse
Examples from the Web for light horse
His adventurous exploits soon won him notoriety and the popular appellation of "Light-horse Harry."
Ney rushed up with the lancers and Lefebvre-Desnouettes's light-horse.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
Light-Horse Harry Lee received his nickname because his outfit traveled light.The Stronghold|Miriam Haynie
Kingsburgh was removed to Edinburgh castle under a strong guard of Kingston's Light-horse.Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745|Mrs. Thomson
"Light-horse Harry" Lee was always a great favorite in the Washington family.The Mother of Washington and Her Times|Sara Agnes Rice Pryor