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Cornet

The terrible cornet of horse. William Pitt, first Earl of Chatham (1708-1778). His son William was “the pilot that weathered the storm” (meaning the French Revolution and Napoleon).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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