Latin term for a horseman or a horsed soldier; also the duty of escorting on horseback. The word has its Spanish descendant in caballero = a gentleman. [< Lat. caballus = a horse; in classical Latin, a nag]

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  • chevalier — chevalier, ière [ ʃ(ə)valje, jɛr ] n. • chevaler 1080; lat. caballarius, d apr. cheval I ♦ 1 ♦ N. m. Seigneur féodal possédant un fief suffisamment important pour assurer l armement à cheval. Noble admis dans l ordre de la chevalerie. ⇒… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Chevalier — Che|va|li|er 〈[ʃevalje:] m. 6〉 1. Ritter, Edelmann 2. frz. Adelstitel [frz. „Ritter“] * * * Che|va|li|er [ʃəva li̯e: ], der; s, s [frz. chevalier, eigtl. = Ritter < lat. caballarius = Pferdeknecht]: 1. <o. Pl.> französischer Adelstitel.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cavalier — cavalierism, cavalierness, n. cavalierly, adv. /kav euh lear , kav euh lear /, n. 1. a horseman, esp. a mounted soldier; knight. 2. one having the spirit or bearing of a knight; a courtly gentleman; gallant. 3. a man escorting a woman or acting… …   Universalium

  • Chevalier — A *knight on horseback; a term used to associate a knight with the code of *chivalry. Chevalier remains the title of the lowest order of the French nobility. [< AnNor. chevaler < Lat. caballarius] Cf. Caballarius …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Caballero — ► adjetivo/ sustantivo 1 Se aplica al hombre noble, generoso y cortés. SINÓNIMO señor 2 Que insiste con obstinación y firmeza en un acto de voluntad y no se deja disuadir por ninguna consideración: ■ ya se sabe que Juan es caballero en su opinión …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Caballero — Ca|bal|le|ro 〈[kavaljɛ:ro] m. 6〉 1. Ritter 2. 〈in der Anrede〉 Herr [span., „Herr“, ursprünglich „Ritter“] * * * Ca|bal|le|ro [kabal je:ro , auch: kava… ], der; s, s [span. caballero < spätlat. caballarius = Pferdeknecht]: 1. (früher)… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cavaliere — Ca|va|li|e|re, der; , …ri [ital. cavaliere < lat. caballarius = Pferdeknecht]: 1. <o. Pl.> italienischer Adelstitel. 2. Träger dieses Titels. * * * Cavaliere   [italienisch] der, /...ri, Reiter, Berittener; Soldat zu Pferd (Kavallerist); …   Universal-Lexikon

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