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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.