light-horseman

[ lahyt-hawrs-muh n ]
/ ˈlaɪtˌhɔrs mən /

noun, plural light-horse·men.

a light-armed cavalry soldier.

Origin of light-horseman

First recorded in 1540–50; light horse + man1
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