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  • noun Plural form of chevalier.

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Examples

  • Many of his diplomats, baillis, and other officials were chosen from the royal household, notably from the so-called chevaliers du roi, and from the clergy.

    1270

  • Her _salon_ was in fact crowded with busy ranks of those swindlers of distinction who, in opposition to their brethren of lower pretensions, (the chevaliers d'industrie), ought surely to be termed the chevaliers de la paresse.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 19, No. 548, May 26, 1832

  • These legists were called the chevaliers de l'hôtel, the chevaliers ès lois, the milites regis; they were not nobles, neither did they bear arms, but they ranked as knights.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • I am a chevalier, I'll have you know; and chevaliers don't hang.

    Carry-Over Thread

  • Cadenettes, the companions of Jehu, the chevaliers of Brassard, — behold an uprising.

    Les Miserables

  • Very heavy penalties have been established against those who have the audacity to decorate themselves with the cross of Malta or of St. Louis, without being chevaliers of those orders.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Nearly all Contradictors are “chevaliers” of the Legion of honor; they talk loudly, have retreating foreheads, and play high.

    Madame Firmiani

  • Hundt: It's a battle between groups of knights or chevaliers—thousands of American firms against thousands of Chinese-based firms.

    Yale Press Log:

  • Nearly all Contradictors are “chevaliers” of the Legion of honor; they talk loudly, have retreating foreheads, and play high.

    Madame Firmiani

  • Humans become chevaliers by drinking the blood of the Queens.

    Saya Otonashi of Blood+ & Hiro Nakamura of Heroes, Who would win?

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