cavalier seul

noun
ca·​va·​lier seul | \ kȧvȧlyāsœl \
plural cavaliers seuls

Definition of cavalier seul

: a quadrille figure performed in turn by each man of two opposite couples while the other man and the women face him

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History and Etymology for cavalier seul

French, literally, gentleman alone

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“Cavalier seul.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cavalier%20seul. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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