Part of speech: noun

A cavalryman and lancer, chiefly employed in reconnoitering, skirmishing, etc.

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Usage examples "uhlan":

  1. As he was walking on the edge of a wood a Solitary Uhlan came riding over the fields, below the crest of a little hill. - "The Soul of the War", Philip Gibbs.
  2. At Saint- Denis- en- Rebais, on September 7, an Uhlan who was eager for a woman's love saw another pretty woman who tried to hide from him. - "The Soul of the War", Philip Gibbs.
  3. At every bush, every heap of earth, the Uhlan must say to himself: 'Here I will meet an enemy in hiding. - "America's War for Humanity", Thomas Herbert Russell.