Trooper

Troop"er

, n. 1. A soldier in a body of cavalry; a cavalryman; also, the horse of a cavalryman.
[1913 Webster]

2. A state police officer; -- also called state trooper. [U. S.]
[PJC]

3. A mounted policeman. [Australia] The black troopers of Queensland are a regiment of aboriginal police, employed chiefly for dispersing wild aborigines who encroach on sheep runs.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

4. Trouper.
[PJC]

like a trooper, with energy, endurance, or enthusiasm; as, to work like a trooper.

 

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