a light-armed cavalry soldier.
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How to use light-horseman in a sentence
Along that beach a little way, the commander of the post, a Light Horseman, pointed out to me a broken boat.Australia in Arms | Phillip F.E. Schuler
The light horseman of the Asiatic provinces wins his especial praise.The Art of War in the Middle Ages A.D. 378-1515 | C. W. C. Oman
The quondam light-horseman reappeared beneath the general's uniform.A Tour Through The Pyrenees | Hippolyte Adolphe Taine
No epicure in England could pick a head with more glee and dexterity than they do that of a light-horseman.A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson | Watkin Tench
At the top of the list, as an article of food, stands a fish, which we named light-horseman.A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson | Watkin Tench