caballero

[ kab-uh l-yair-oh, kab-uh-lair-oh; Spanish kah-vah-lye-raw, -ye- ]SEE DEFINITION OF caballero

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Angry feelings should not make you forget the conduct of a caballero.

It was easy to see she thought more of the caballero than the millionnaire.

But look, Caballero, at those who made us soldiers and him a general!

His uncle could nominate me to posts of honour fit for a caballero.

I had to swear by all the saints, and the honour of a caballero, that there was a wife.

"Help me with the caballero into the blue room," said Miss Mayfield, white as Jeff.

No, the ladies that the caballero had seen had not been to mass!

Pardon me, caballero, if it be possible, I shall start again in an hour.

The cloth from which the caballero's outfit was made could be found in most of the stores.

"I gratefully accept, caballero," she replied with a charming smile.

WORD ORIGIN

1877, "a Spanish gentleman," from Spanish caballero, from Latin caballarius, from caballus "a pack-horse, nag, hack" (see cavalier (n.)). Equivalent of French chevalier, Italian cavaliere.

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