a boxer or other contestant intermediate in weight between a middleweight and a heavyweight, especially a professional boxer weighing up to 175 pounds (80 kg).
Also called (in Britain) cruiserweight
a wrestler in a similar weight category (usually 192–214 pounds (87–97 kg))
noun 1. cavalry carrying light arms and equipment. noun 1. lightly armed and highly mobile cavalry
[lahyt-hawrs-muh n] /ˈlaɪtˌhɔrs mən/ noun, plural light-horsemen. 1. a light-armed cavalry soldier.
[lahyt-hous] /ˈlaɪtˌhaʊs/ noun, plural lighthouses [lahyt-hou-ziz] /ˈlaɪtˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA) 1. a tower or other structure displaying or flashing a very bright for the guidance of ships in avoiding dangerous areas, in following certain routes, etc. 2. either of two cylindrical metal towers placed forward on the forecastle of the main deck of a sailing […]
noun 1. an American mantel clock of the early 19th century, having the dial and works exposed beneath a glass dome on a tapered, cylindrical body.