air cavalry

noun

: an army unit that is transported by aircraft and carries out the traditional cavalry missions of reconnaissance and security

Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of air cavalry was in 1913

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“Air cavalry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20cavalry. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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