Definition of Camelry

1. n. Troops that are mounted on camels.



Definition of Camelry

1. Noun. (military) A military arm of service that fights while riding camels. ¹

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Definition of Camelry

1. troops mounted on camels [n CAMELRIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Camelry

camelines
camelish
camellia
camellias
camellike
cameloid
cameloid anaemia
cameloid cell
cameloids
camelopard
camelopards
camelots
camelpox
camelpox virus
camelries
camelry (current term)
camels
camelshair
cameltoes
camemberts
cameo
cameo lighting
cameoed
cameoing
cameos
camera
camera-shy
camera angle
camera anterior bulbi

Literary usage of Camelry

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1. Sirdar and Khalifa by Bennet Burleigh (1898)
"of the camel corps, or camelry, the battery of horse artillery, 6-centimetre Krupps, ... The camelry, the howitzers, and two Maxims were left at ..."

2. Official History of the Operations in Somaliland, 1901-04 by Great Britain War Office. General Staff (1907)
"The value of camelry is considerable in that they are able to move long distances carrying their own food for several days, their camel's food, ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1902)
"Its population consists of an entirely nominal force of forty camelry and some thirty families of cultivators. ..."

4. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... was highly commended for its work on the line of communication in 1884-1885. anJ ils artillery and camelry distinguished themselves in the action at ..."

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