cavalier:1. A gallant or chivalrous man ; a gentleman .
3. A well-mannered beau.
5. Obsolete in the sense defined by John Trimble in 5000 Adult Sex Words and Phrases (1966): ' A man of great skill in the courting and seduction of females of high position , particularly those who are married ; an upper class Lothario of much charm and manners; a gallant .' In 18 th century Italy, a cavalier servante was the recognized or secret lover of a married-woman .
See Also: B-girl, cavalier, mermaid, roundhead
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