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Definition: imperial yeomanry
1. The position or rank of a yeoman. [Obs.] “His estate of
2. The collective body of yeomen, or freeholders.
The enfranchised yeomanry began to feel an instinct
for dominion. --Bancroft.
3. A British volunteer cavalry force, growing out of a royal
regiment of fox hunters raised by Yorkshire gentlemen in
1745 to fight the Pretender, Charles Edward; -- calle
dalso yeomanry cavalry
. The members furnish their own
horses, have fourteen days' annual camp training, and
receive pay and allowance when on duty. In 1901 the name
was altered to imperial yeomanry
in recognition of the
services of the force in the Boer war. See Army organization
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
, certain bodies of volunteer cavalry
liable to service in Great Britain only. [Eng.]