Origin of cavalcade
Examples from the Web for cavalcade
Arm people with a cloak of anonymity and a shield of non-accountability, and watch the cavalcade of crazy charge.Solange Is Blue Ivy’s Mom and Other Crazy Conspiracy Theories|Kevin Fallon|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet surprisingly, the woman who originated this annual cavalcade now dismisses the spectacle she seemingly created.
There is certainly no room in Twitter's 140 characters for the cavalcade of caveats that trail the so-called “agreement.”
First was the cavalcade of denials and baffling cover-ups she fired off to defend herself.My Search for Amanda Bynes … and Why I’m Calling It Off|Kevin Fallon|May 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In a cavalcade of similar stunts played regularly by radio announcers around the world.Aussie DJ's in Tragic Suicide Prank: Full Text of Their Emotional First Interview|Tom Sykes|December 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He is just turning about to make way for the cavalcade, when the knight draws rein.Van Dyck|Estelle M. Hurll
The great triumph of his life was having figured in the cavalcade of the Quixote as Sancho Panza.Woman Triumphant|Vicente Blasco Ibaez
The cavalcade was very brilliant, the horses magnificent, and the bluff Prussian King greeted the Duke with rough cordiality.A German Pompadour|Marie Hay
The cavalcade, linked together in this order, had but just entered the stream when Coleman dropped the neckrope he was holding.Mount Rainier|Various
The cavalcade of the Yellow-Eyes had halted in a compact mass, awaiting the oncoming Indians.The Way of an Indian|Frederic Remington
British Dictionary definitions for cavalcade
Word Origin for cavalcade
Word Origin and History for cavalcade
1590s, via Middle French cavalcade (15c.), from Italian cavalcata, from cavalcare "to ride on horseback," from Vulgar Latin *caballicare (also source of Spanish cabalgada, Portuguese cavalgata), from Latin caballus (see cavalier). Literally, "a procession on horseback;" in 20c. -cade came to be regarded as a suffix and taken to form motorcade (1913), etc.