Definition of Soldiery

1. Noun. Soldiers collectively.

Exact synonyms: Military Personnel, Troops
Group relationships: Army Unit
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Force, Personnel
Specialized synonyms: Friendly, Hostile, Cavalry, Horse, Horse Cavalry, Garrison
Derivative terms: Soldier



Definition of Soldiery

1. n. A body of soldiers; soldiers, collectivelly; the military.

Definition of Soldiery

1. Noun. Soldiers considered as a group. ¹

2. Noun. The profession or skill of being a soldier. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Soldiery

1. the military profession [n -DIERIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soldiery

soldieresses
soldierfish
soldierfishes
soldieries
soldiering
soldierings
soldierless
soldierlike
soldierliness
soldierly
soldiers
soldiers of fortune
soldiership
soldierships
soldierwood
soldiery (current term)
soldo
soldout
solds
sole
sole(a)
sole-plate ending
sole-trader
sole custody
sole mark
sole nuclei
sole of foot
sole proprietor
sole proprietors
sole proprietorship

Literary usage of Soldiery

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1. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1875)
"easy to restore the personal efficiency of the soldiery of ammu- as they came in from the brushwood below ; but to reorganise them was of course a hard task ..."

2. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"Ravages of the Gothic soldiery. tidings !' said Totila. ' No ! ... No Roman maid, wife, or widow suffered the least insult from any of the Gothic soldiery, ..."

3. The History of Christianity by Henry Hart Milman (1840)
"Insults of Jesui by the populace and soldiery. The remorseless soldiery were at hand, and instigated, no doubt, by the influence, by the bribes, ..."

4. Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkin (1885)
"Ravages of When day dawned, Totila proceeded to St. the Gothic . . soldiery. Peter's basilica to return thanks to God for his victory. ..."

5. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French: With a Preliminary by Walter Scott (1827)
"influence upon the general Character of the French soldiery.— New mode of conducting Hostilities introduced by the He- volution.—Constitution of the French ..."

6. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French: With a Preliminary by Walter Scott (1827)
"Its influence upon the general Character of the French soldiery. — New mode of conducting Hostilities introduced by the Revolution. ..."

7. The Papers of James Madison: Purchased by Order of the Congress, Being His by James Madison (1840)
"In the former letter Mr. Mercer has related the several circumstances which have resulted from a revolt of the soldiery at this place, who have recurred to ..."

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