Definitions for yeomanryˈyoʊ mən ri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yeo•man•ryˈyoʊ mən ri(n.)

  1. yeomen collectively.

    Category: Military, Navy, Western History

  2. a British volunteer cavalry force, formed in 1761.

    Category: Military

Origin of yeomanry:

1325–75

Princeton's WordNet

  1. yeomanry(noun)

    class of small freeholders who cultivated their own land

  2. yeomanry(noun)

    a British volunteer cavalry force organized in 1761 for home defense later incorporated into the Territorial Army

Wiktionary

  1. yeomanry(Noun)

    Class of small freeholders who cultivated their own land.

  2. yeomanry(Noun)

    A British volunteer cavalry force organized in 1761 for home defense later incorporated into the Territorial Army.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yeomanry(noun)

    the position or rank of a yeoman

  2. Yeomanry(noun)

    the collective body of yeomen, or freeholders

  3. Yeomanry(noun)

    the yeomanry cavalry

Freebase

  1. Yeomanry

    Yeomanry is a designation used by a number of units or sub-units of the British Territorial Army, descended from volunteer cavalry regiments. Today, Yeomanry units may serve in a variety of different military roles.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Yeomanry

    name given to a cavalry volunteer force the members of which provide their own horses and uniforms, with a small allowance from the Government, which is increased when called out.

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