Cavalry vs Sabretache - What's the difference?

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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.

cavalry

Noun

(cavalries)
  • (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.
  • Derived terms

    * heavy cavalry * light cavalry * mechanized cavalry

    References

    * 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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    sabretache

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • 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