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Chevalier Che`va*lier", n. [F., fr. LL. caballarius. See {Cavaller}.] 1. A horseman; a knight; a gallant young man. ``Mount, chevaliers; to arms.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. A member of certain orders of knighthood. [1913 Webster]

{Chevalier d'industrie}[F.], one who lives by persevering fraud; a pickpocket; a sharper.

{The Chevalier St. George} (Eng. Hist.), James Francis Edward Stuart (son of James II.), called ``The Pretender.''

{The Young Chevalier}, Charles Edward Stuart, son of the Chevalier St. George. [1913 Webster] ||


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