Cavalry vs Trooper - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between cavalry and trooper
is that cavalry
is (military|uncountable) the military arm of service that fights while riding horses while trooper
is (military) a soldier of private rank in cavalry or armour abbreviated tpr.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(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
(military) A soldier of private rank in cavalry or armour. Abbreviated Tpr.
A cavalry horse; charger.
(British) A troopship.
(US) A state trooper.
One who endures adversity or hardship with an attitude of stoicism and persistence.
- He was a real trooper about taking care of the kids for the weekend.
* (military) cavalryman, horse soldier, crewman, armoured soldier, armored soldier
* (military) zipperhead (Canadian military slang)
* (person able to endure hardship) survivor, tough cookie
* swear like a trooper