Jockey vs Cavalry - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between jockey and cavalry
is that jockey
is jockey (one who rides racehorses competitively) while cavalry
is (military|uncountable) the military arm of service that fights while riding horses.
One who rides racehorses competitively.
That part of a variable resistor or potentiometer that rides over the resistance wire
An operator of some machinery or apparatus.
(dated) A dealer in horses; a horse trader.
(dated) A cheat; one given to sharp practice in trade.
(UK, crime, slang) A prostitute's client.
(Ireland, crime, slang) A rapist.
* disc jockey
To ride (a horse) in a race.
To maneuver (something) by skill for one's advantage.
To cheat or trick.
(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