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chevalier

1. a member of certain orders of merit, such as the French Legion of Honour
2. French history
a. a mounted soldier or knight, esp a military cadet
b. the lowest title of rank in the old French nobility

Chevalier

1. Albert. 1861--1923, British music hall entertainer, remembered for his cockney songs
2. Maurice . 1888--1972, French singer and film actor
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To return to the period of which we are writing: after about fifteen years of this way of life the chevalier had amassed ten thousand and some odd hundred francs.
Besides his fiction of an annuity, about which no one at the present time knew anything, the chevalier really had, therefore, a bona fide income of a thousand francs.
Not only did the chevalier have his own particular shells, but he cherished an ambitious desire which he pursued with a craft so profound as to be worthy of Sixtus the Fifth: he wanted to marry a certain rich old maid, with the intention, no doubt, of making her a stepping-stone by which to reach the more elevated regions of the court.
Looking at the scene binding Saint George Monastery with Krak des Chevaliers behind it, one can realize the sanctity and splendor of history of this area.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army has entered al-Hosn in the central province of Homs and is now fighting for control over the famed Krak des Chevaliers castle, a security official said.
Summary: Beirut: An air raid on Syria's famed Krak des Chevaliers castle, a UNESCO World Heritage .
Plus de 40 chevaliers et chevaux y ont pris part et l'evenement a temoigne de representations pour les competences hippiques, des courses et des danses de cheval.
Chevaliers existence as Brownes other half included exotic foreign travel, palatial homes, staying in Elton Johns Venice Palazzo, Prada suits and lunch with Tony Blair.
The Chevaliers live in the Sylmar school district, but the girls attend Chatsworth, where Michelle works as a teacher and coach.
He is also an accomplished oenologist, a Chevalier in the Order des Coteaux de Champagne and a member of the Brotherhood of the Chevaliers du Tastevin.
Neither of the Chevaliers will give up basketball entirely.
The Chevaliers won 35 games this season with programs that were struggling before they took charge in 2000, the year they were married.