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 Cavalier’ or Cheval’ier de St. George.Cavalie’rs. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cavalier Servant,
 
in Italian cicisbe’o, and in Spanish corte’jo. A gentleman that chaperones married ladies.   1
       
“Coach, servants, gondola, he goes to call,
And carries fan and tippet, gloves and shawl.”
       
Byron: Beppo, st. xl.
 


 Cavalier’ or Cheval’ier de St. George.Cavalie’rs. 

 
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