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  1. cavalier.
  2. cavalry.
  3. cavity.
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Examples from the Web for cav

Historical Examples

  • And we were told he was in military service, in the cav'rely, for example.

    Fruits of Culture

    Leo Tolstoy

  • To show how dust and dirt accumulate in the course of centuries, I may say that Cav.

    Ex Voto

    Samuel Bulter

  • Above this are four colossal mosaics of the Evangelists from designs of the Cav.

    Walks in Rome

    Augustus J.C. Hare

  • The frescoes in the cupola are by Cigoli; those around the altar by the Cav.

    Walks in Rome

    Augustus J.C. Hare

  • Over the tabernacle is a picture of the Virgin and Child by the Cav.

    Walks in Rome

    Augustus J.C. Hare


British Dictionary definitions for cav

CAV

Cur. adv. vult

abbreviation for
  1. Curia advisari vult: used in English law to indicate that a court has decided to consider a case privately before giving judgment, as when time is needed to consider arguments or submissions made to itCompare avizandum

Word Origin

Medieval Latin: the court wishes to consider
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