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cavalier

(kăv'əlĭr`), in general, an armed horseman. In the English civil war the supporters of Charles I were called Cavaliers in contradistinction to the RoundheadsRoundheads,
derisive name for the supporters of Parliament during the English civil war. The name, which originated c.1641, referred to the short haircuts worn by some of the Puritans in contrast to the fashionable long-haired wigs worn by many of the supporters of King Charles
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, the followers of Parliament. The royalists used the designation until it was replaced by ToryTory
, English political party. The term was originally applied to outlaws in Ireland and was adopted as a derogatory name for supporters of the duke of York (later James II) at the time (c.
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cavalier

1. A raised portion of a fortress for commanding adjacent defenses or for the placement of weapons.
2. A small tower on the ridge of a double-pitched roof.

cavalier

1. a gallant or courtly gentleman, esp one acting as a lady's escort
2. Archaic a horseman, esp one who is armed

Cavalier

a supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War
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The Cavalier was originally intended to have its own bodywork, but it ended up with the front of an Opel Manta B model and the rear end of an Ascona.
Le cavalier Mesrati qui chevauche le cheval "Shilling de Keos" a r[euro]u[c]alis[euro]u[c]un parcours sans fautes avec un temps record de 69 secondes devan[euro]uA*ant son co[euro]u[c]quipier du m[euro]uo"me club, Noureddine Sahraoui sur son cheval "Upper Class
Petra Schmidtova from the Czech Republic has adopted Lucky and Baltazar, both Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, and says: "I want this cruelty to end."
With many having made an appearance on the roads around Morpeth over the last four decades, local retailer, Davidsons, with sites in Morpeth and Longbenton, is taking a trip down memory lane to remind residents of just how classic the Cavalier was.
Mum-of-three Charlotte Mackaness, from Northamptonshire, who started the online campaign said: "As someone who has lost one Cavalier from heart disease and is now caring for a two-year-old Cavalier with a serious neurological condition, this feels like another kick in the teeth for pet owners."
The company tried some innovative and powerful engineering and in 1936 the very modern-looking Cavalier was born powered by a 3,679cc sixcylinder engine.
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Cavalier Marketing has been bought by HLD Group, a specialist group based in Malta which has a range of manufacturing and industrial distribution businesses across the UK and Europe.
Ford thought it had it all covered with the Cortina until the advent of the second generation Cavalier from Vauxhall which was a real game changer in 1981.
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That is the theme of the Cavalier himself or herself.