Air Cav

noun

: air cavalry
By nightfall the Air Cav had lifted the 2/320 Artillery into range of An Ninh.David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman, Brave Men, 1989

Word History

Etymology

by shortening

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Air Cav was in 1965

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“Air Cav.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Air%20Cav. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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