A specialized meaning in naval terminology, "petty officer in charge of supplies", ... The term had a military sense as in the Yeomanry Cavalry of the late 18th ...
noun. yeomen collectively; a British volunteer cavalry force organized in 1761 as a home guard, but since 1907, a part of the Territorial Army. Webster's New ...
a British volunteer cavalry force organized in 1761 for home defense later
incorporated into the Territorial Army. Full Definitions of
the body of yeomen; specifically : the body of small landed proprietors of the middle class. 2. : a British volunteer cavalry force created from yeomen in 1761 as a ...
A British volunteer cavalry force organized in 1761 to serve as a home guard and
later incorporated into the Territorial Army. American Heritage®
A group of men who held and cultivated small landed estates.