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  • CAVALIER, a horseman, particularly a horse-soldier or one of gentle birth trained in knightly exercises.
  • Cavalier in English was early applied in a contemptuous sense to an overbearing swashbuckler - a roisterer or swaggering gallant.
  • "Cavalier" is chiefly associated with the Royalists, the supporters of Charles I.
  • The term "cavalier" has been adopted from the French as a term in fortification for a work of great command constructed in the interior of a fort, bastion or other defence, so as to fire over the main parapet without interfering with the fire of the latter.
  • A greater volume of fire can thus be obtained, but the great height of the cavalier makes it an easy target for a besieger's guns.

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