What does the word trooper mean?

Usage examples for trooper

  1. The trooper continued, emphasising his words by raising a clenched fist and striking the board a blow. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  2. That was about all the explanation Leland ever got, but in another moment or two the trooper, who seemed to be looking at him curiously, spoke again. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  3. We were halted on the march for a moment, sitting about and smoking, when the General gave the word to mount, and one of the orderlies, a trooper of the Lancers, jumped up in a hurry and left his pipe behind him. – With Rimington by L. March Phillipps