troop

Part of speech: verb

To move along together; congregate; depart bastily.

Part of speech: noun

A body of soldiers; company of cavalry; in the plural, an army.

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Usage examples "troop":

  1. If you manage to stay alive for another ten years, you'll be almost as good a storm troop captain as Captain Prestonby. - "Null-ABC", Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire.
  2. When the troop rode into it with the first dawn, they saw that two whole sides- with the exception of a pair of houses- were burnt or burning. - "Chippinge Borough", Stanley J. Weyman.
  3. Bring your troop back to Stirling in an hour or two. - "A Prince of Good Fellows", Robert Barr.