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Horse Marines

(The). There is no such force. The Royal Marines are either artillery or infantry; there are no cavalry marines. To belong to the “Horse Marines” is a joke, meaning an awkward lubberly recruit.

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