cavalier seul

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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grandiloquent, ostentatious, or bombastic

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