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Light Troops

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i.e. light cavalry, meaning Lancers and Hussars, who are neither such large men as the “Heavies,” nor yet so tall. (See Light-armed Artillery.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Lift up the Voice (To)
Lifted up
Lifter
Lifting (The)
Lifting, or Lifting the Little Finger
Ligan
Light
Light
Light Comedian (A)
Light Horsemen
Light Troops
Light-armed Artillery
Light as a Feather
Light-fingered Gentry (The)
Light Gains make a heavy Purse
Light of One’s Countenance (The)
Light of the Age
Light of the Harem
Lighthouse
Lightning [Barca]
Lightning Conductor

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