- yeomen collectively
- (in Britain) a volunteer cavalry force, organized in 1761 for home defence: merged into the Territorial Army in 1907
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- Military, Naval Terms, World Historyyeomen collectively.
- Militarya British volunteer cavalry force, formed in 1761, originally composed largely of yeomen, that became part of the British Territorial Army in 1907.
- 1325–75; Middle English yemanry; see yeoman, -ry