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Cavalier Servant

in Italian cicisbe'o, and in Spanish cortejo. A gentleman that chaperones married ladies.

Coach, servants, gondola, he goes to call,
And carries fan and tippet, gloves and shawl.

Byron: Beppo, st. xi.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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