chevalier

[ shev-uh-leer or especially for 1, 2, shuh-val-yey, -vahl- ]SEE DEFINITION OF chevalier

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He had previously been made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.

Olivo was delighted to see how well the Chevalier got on with the girls.

But where, my dear Olivo, is the Chevalier de Seingalt of whom you speak?

We will start on our drive to the nunnery as early as you please, Chevalier.

"No doubt the Chevalier only did so in order to lay the storm," said Marcolina.

"Till to-morrow, then, my dear Chevalier," said the Marchese.

"A letter from Venice arrived for you yesterday, Chevalier," announced the hostess.

"I am at your service, sir, when you please," said the Chevalier.

Chevalier, I feel great pleasure in having you presented to me.

The Chevalier moved forward, followed by the Baron and Vivian.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., Anglo-French chivaler "mounted knight," Old French chevalier "knight, horseman, knight in chess" (12c., Modern French chevaler), from Late Latin caballarius "horseman" (source of Provençal cavallier, Spanish caballero, Portuguese cavalleiro, Italian cavaliere; see cavalier (n.)). The word formerly was nativized, but has been given a French pronunciation since 16c.

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