black troopers

black troopers
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]

Note: 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.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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