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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.
Early form of later cavalier. Possibly from Portuguese cavaleiro. (Wiktionary)
He laughed at the old cavalero, but he was fond of him, and our affections rule us and ruin us.