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6 definitions found
 for Cavalier
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cavalier \Cav`a*lier"\ (k[a^]v`[.a]*l[=e]r"), n. [F. cavalier,
     It. cavaliere, LL. caballarius, fr. L. caballus. See
     Cavalcade, and cf. Chevalier, Caballine.]
     1. A military man serving on horseback; a knight.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A gay, sprightly, military man; hence, a gallant.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. One of the court party in the time of king Charles I. as
        contrasted with a Roundhead or an adherent of Parliament.
        --Clarendon.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. (Fort.) A work of more than ordinary height, rising from
        the level ground of a bastion, etc., and overlooking
        surrounding parts.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cavalier \Cav`a*lier"\, a.
     offhand; unceremonious; gay; easy; frank. Opposed to
     serious.
     [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
           The plodding, persevering scupulous accuracy of the
           one, and the easy, cavalier, verbal fluency of the
           other, form a complete contrast. --Hazlitt.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     2. High-spirited. [Obs.] "The people are naturally not
        valiant, and not much cavalier." --Suckling.
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     3. Supercilious; haughty; disdainful; curt; brusque.
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     4. Of or pertaining to the party of King Charles I. "An old
        Cavalier family." --Beaconsfield.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cavalier
      adj 1: given to haughty disregard of others [syn: cavalier,
             high-handed]
      n 1: a gallant or courtly gentleman [syn: cavalier,
           chevalier]
      2: a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil
         War [syn: Cavalier, Royalist]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  113 Moby Thesaurus words for "cavalier":
     Bayard, Casanova, Don Juan, Don Quixote, Gawain, Lancelot,
     Lothario, Ritter, Romeo, Sidney, Sir Galahad, abrupt, aggressive,
     amoroso, arrogant, bachelor, banneret, baronet, bearish, beastly,
     beau, bluff, blunt, bodyguard, boyfriend, brash, broncobuster,
     brusque, buckaroo, caballero, cavaliere servente, cavalryman,
     chaperon, chevalier, churlish, circus rider, companion, conductor,
     contemptuous, contumelious, convoy, cowboy, cowgirl, cowpuncher,
     crusty, curt, disdainful, dismissive, duenna, equestrian,
     equestrienne, escort, esquire, fellow, fellow traveler, flame,
     gallant, gaucho, gigolo, gruff, guard, harsh, haughty,
     high-and-mighty, horse soldier, horseback rider, horsebacker,
     horseman, horsewoman, inamorato, insolent, jockey, knight,
     knight bachelor, knight banneret, knight baronet, knight-errant,
     lady-killer, lofty, love-maker, man, mounted policeman, necker,
     old man, overbearing, petter, philanderer, postboy, postilion,
     puncher, rider, rough, roughrider, safe-conduct, seducer, severe,
     sharp, sheik, shepherd, short, snippy, squire, steeplechaser,
     sugar daddy, supercilious, superior, surly, swain, trick rider,
     truculent, usher, vaquero, young man
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Cavalier -- U.S. County in North Dakota
     Population (2000):    4831
     Housing Units (2000): 2725
     Land area (2000):     1488.458592 sq. miles (3855.089893 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    21.678216 sq. miles (56.146319 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1510.136808 sq. miles (3911.236212 sq. km)
     Located within:       North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
     Location:             48.755148 N, 98.463479 W
     Headwords:
      Cavalier
      Cavalier, ND
      Cavalier County
      Cavalier County, ND
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Cavalier, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota
     Population (2000):    1537
     Housing Units (2000): 750
     Land area (2000):     0.793037 sq. miles (2.053957 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.793037 sq. miles (2.053957 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            12940
     Located within:       North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
     Location:             48.795416 N, 97.623259 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Cavalier, ND
      Cavalier
  

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