Definition of chevalier
1a : cavalier 2b : a member of any of various orders of knighthood or of merit (such as the Legion of Honor)
2a : a member of the lowest rank of French nobilityb : a cadet of the French nobility
3 : a chivalrous man
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Origin and Etymology of chevalier
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin caballarius horseman — more at cavalier
First Known Use: 14th century
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