As nouns the difference between cavalry and sabretache
is that cavalry
is (military) the military arm of service that fights while riding horses while sabretache
is a leather pocket or pouch worn hanging from a cavalry officer’s belt.
(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
a leather pocket or pouch worn hanging from a cavalry officer’s belt
- “There were five buttons blown off my dress jacket; the slings of my sabretache were cut off, but my sword belts were not touched.” A Descriptive Account of the Famous Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava.
- "Two years in Europe—with a campaign thrown in—would I think qualify me to be allowed to beat my sword into a paper cutter & my sabretache into an election address." Letter from Winston Churchill, on Army duty in India, to his mother, 1896