Examples from the Web for cav
In Orlando's Lexicon and other books there is frequent mention made of one Cav.The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. V (of 6)|Luigi Antonio Lanzi
Them along of 'im—with the red shoulder-straps and brown leather leggin's, they're cav'l'ry Orficers o' the Staff, they are.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Francesco Morelli, a Florentine, demands our notice only as having imparted the rudiments of the art to the Cav.The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 2 (of 6)|Luigi Antonio Lanzi
In the left transept, above an altar adorned with a gilt bronze-relief of the Last Supper, by Cav.Walks in Rome|Augustus J.C. Hare
Thus a moderately concave-backed nose is expressed by the abbreviation "cav."