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Etymology

From French cheval (horse) < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] caballus < Gaulish caballos.[1]

Noun

Singular
cavalry

Plural
cavalries

cavalry (cavalries)
  1. (military) The military arm of service that fights while riding horses.
  2. (military) Branch of military transported by fast light vehicles, the mechanized cavalry.
  3. (military) An individual unit of the cavalry arm of service.
  4. Rescuers, related to phrase the cavalry has arrived.
    We'll be the cavalry and arrive at the last moment to save them.

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References

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  1. ^ Delamare 2003 p.96
  • Delamarre, X. & Lambert, P. -Y. (2003). Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise : Une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental (2nd ed.). Paris: Errance. ISBN 978 2 87772 369 5, ISBN 2 87772 237 6

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