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Definition of "soldiery" [sol•dier•y]

  • Soldiers considered as a group. (noun)
  • The profession of soldiering. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "soldiery" in a sentence
  • "The pilgrims then muster in great numbers; but the soldiery is reduced to a small escort."
  • "Note: This panegyric on the soldiery is rather too liberal."
  • "One of the highest-priced items to be had among the soldiery was a deck of cards."