Cavalry vs Trooper - What's the difference?

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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.

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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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    trooper

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (military) A soldier of private rank in cavalry or armour. Abbreviated Tpr.
  • A cavalry horse; charger.
  • A soldier.
  • (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.

    Synonyms

    * (military) cavalryman, horse soldier, crewman, armoured soldier, armored soldier * (military) zipperhead (Canadian military slang) * (person able to endure hardship) survivor, tough cookie

    Derived terms

    * swear like a trooper

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