What is the difference between cavalry and cornet?
As nouns the difference between cavalry and cornet
is that cavalry
is (military) the military arm of service that fights while riding horses while cornet
is a musical instrument of the brass family, slightly smaller than a trumpet, usually in the musical key of b-flat or cornet
can be the white headdress worn by the (sisters of charity
(military, uncountable) The military arm of service that fights while riding horses.
(military, countable) An individual unit of the cavalry arm of service.
(military, countable) The branch of the military transported by fast light vehicles, also known as mechanized cavalry.
* heavy cavalry
* light cavalry
* mechanized cavalry
* 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
From (etyl) cornet, diminutive of a popular reflex of (etyl) .
A musical instrument of the brass family, slightly smaller than a trumpet, usually in the musical key of B-flat.
A piece of paper twisted to be used as a container.
A pastry shell to be filled with ice-cream, hence (UK) an ice cream cone.
(obsolete) A troop of cavalry; so called from its being accompanied by a cornet player.
A kind of organ stop.
- A body of five cornets of horse.
From (etyl) cornette, diminutive of corne, from (etyl) .
The white headdress worn by the (Sisters of Charity).
(obsolete) The standard flown by a cavalry troop.
(historical) The fifth commissioned officer in a cavalry troop, who carried the colours (equivalent to the ensign in infantry).