Definitions

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  • n. cavalier

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cavalier; a gallant; a libertine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cavalier; a gay military man; a gallant.

Etymologies

Early form of later cavalier. Possibly from Portuguese cavaleiro. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He laughed at the old cavalero, but he was fond of him, and our affections rule us and ruin us.

    Days of the Discoverers

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