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- infantry (n.)
- 1570s, from French infantrie, from older Italian, Spanish infanteria "foot soldiers, force composed of those too inexperienced or low in rank for cavalry," from infante "foot soldier," originally "a youth," from Latin infantem (see infant). Meaning "infants collectively" is recorded from 1610s. A Middle English (c. 1200) word for "foot-soldiers" was going-folc, literally "going-folk."
- 1. The government drove the guerrillas off with infantry and air strikes.
- 2. The infantry would use hit and run tactics to slow attacking forces.
- 3. The infantry divisions mopped up remaining centres of resistance.
- 4. The division will consist of two tank companies and one infantry company.
- 5. The Belgians fell back as the infantry came under fire.
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