yeomanry


yeo·man·ry

noun \ˈyō-mən-rē\

Definition of YEOMANRY

1
:  the body of yeomen; specifically :  the body of small landed proprietors of the middle class
2
:  a British volunteer cavalry force created from yeomen in 1761 as a home defense force and reorganized in 1907 as part of the territorial force

First Known Use of YEOMANRY

14th century

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