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English Dictionary: Infantry by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
infantry
n
  1. an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot; "there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot"
    Synonym(s): infantry, foot
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Infantry \In"fan*try\, n. [F. infanterie, It. infanteria, fr.
      infante infant, child, boy servant, foot soldier, fr. L.
      infans, -antis, child; foot soldiers being formerly the
      servants and followers of knights. See {Infant}.]
      1. A body of children. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
  
      2. (Mil.) A body of soldiers serving on foot; foot soldiers,
            in distinction from cavalry.
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