• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cavalierness A disdainful manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: On December 17 1991, the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Miami Heat 148-80, the largest margin of victory in an NBA game
    • n cavalierness The quality of being cavalier; arrogance; a disdainful manner.
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In literature:

Some's Cavaliers and some's Roundheads, so they say, and one party's for the king, and the other isn't.
"Crown and Sceptre" by George Manville Fenn
He treated Columbus with the greatest courtesy, and a large party of cavaliers escorted him back to his ship.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
A father marries the youngest of his three daughters to a cavalier (the enchanted son of a king) who comes to his wife at night only.
"Italian Popular Tales" by Thomas Frederick Crane
I warrant me you are grown a doughty cavalier since I saw you last!
"The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio" by Giovanni Boccaccio
Instantly Cavalier ordered a charge and a volley, and the horsemen, with empty pistols, gave way, Cavalier pursuing them.
"Strange Stories from History for Young People" by George Cary Eggleston
The Cavalier who had shouted for the king's return had shouted also for the return of a free Parliament.
"History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8)" by John Richard Green
La Salle, with his brother Cavalier and one or two others, got on.
"The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
Sandoval, Ordaz, and the other cavaliers dashed into the water.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8" by Charles H. Sylvester
In the second act Benoit, dressed like the finest cavalier, gives a masked ball in his father's gardens.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
The sons of the Cavaliers spring to the side of the sons of the Pilgrims.
"America First" by Various
Gay cavaliers on horseback, and maidens prancing by their side, made the welkin ring with loud and mirthful discourse.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)" by John Roby
What gallant cavalier ever believes that he has sufficiently deserved his lady's favour.
"Honey-Bee" by Anatole France
From this source I've learned that this Don Gaspar is her favoured cavalier, and that last night they had a meeting.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat
What a pity, say I, if they massacre Cavalier, as they have so many others.
"The Rebellion in the Cevennes, an Historical Novel" by Ludwig Tieck
Mr. Cavalier, let us commend ourselves to God, au revoir!
"The Rebellion in the Cevennes, an Historical Novel" by Ludwig Tieck
The heavy boots, which were usually worn by cavaliers, were in this case supplied by shoes fastened with roses of ribands.
"Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion" by St. George Tucker
He is a fearful cavalier.
"Marguerite de Valois" by Alexandre Dumas
The lieutenant, very indignant that any one should dare to say such a thing to a cavalier, drew his sword and killed the sick man.
"Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II." by Gustav Freytag
But tell me, senor cavalier and cousin, hath Cortes yet struck a blow for his honour and his right?
"Calavar" by Robert Montgomery Bird
Many a high-born cavalier closed at Lepanto a long career of honourable service.
"History of The Reign of Philip The Second King of Spain" by William H. Prescott

In poetry:

Truth walked beside him always,
From his childhood's early years,
Honor followed as his shadow,
Valor lightened all his cares:
And he rode--that grand Virginian--
Last of all the Cavaliers!
"The Lee Memorial Ode" by James Barron Hope
There were three cavaliers, all handsome and true,
On Valentine's day came a maiden to woo,
And quoth to your mother: "Good-morrow, my dear,
We came with some songs for your daughter to hear!"
"Two Valentines" by Eugene Field
The next cavalier drew aside a small space,
And stood to the wall with his hands to his face;
And this was the heart-cry that came with his tears:
"I loved her, I loved her these many long years!"
"Uhland's" by Eugene Field
White crosses in the mountain pass,
Mules gay with tassels, the loud din
Of muleteers, the tethered ass
That crops the dusty wayside grass,
And cavaliers with spurs of brass
Alighting at the inn;
"Castles In Spain. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There were three cavaliers that went over the Rhine,
And gayly they called to the hostess for wine.
"And where is thy daughter? We would she were here,—
Go fetch us that maiden to gladden our cheer!"
"Uhland's" by Eugene Field
But the third cavalier kneeled him down in that place,
And, as it were holy, he kissed that dead face:
"I loved thee long years, and I love thee to-day,
And I'll love thee, dear maiden, forever and aye!"
"Uhland's" by Eugene Field

In news:

View full size AP file Nick Gilbert's first big public appearance came last May 17, when he accepted NBA deputy commissioner Adam Silver's congratulations after the Cavaliers won the top pick in the June draft.
That's something he's done while wearing Miami Heat black and red, Phoenix Suns purple and orange and Cleveland Cavaliers wine and gold.
It's a good start: Cavaliers in fine form offensively , pulling away to 102-84 victory over Detroit.
Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving, Timberwolves' Kevin Love team up like old times in latest 'Uncle Drew' video.
Courtesy of Pepsi Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving as Uncle Drew.
Donald Sloan, Jeremy Pargo could be battling for one spot on Cavaliers' bench.
The Union Pines Vikings faced the Southern Lee Cavaliers Friday for a concentrated knock-down-drag-out offensive pigskin contest that lacked any consistency on the defensive side of the ball from either squad.
The Coldwater Cavaliers improved to 3-0 against other Mercer County ACME baseball squads after a doubleheader sweep over Marion Local on Tuesday night at Veterans Field.
Enlarge Associated Press sports staff Cleveland Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson (13) dunks against the Golden State Warriors during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif, Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012.
(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) NBA: Cavaliers fall to the Warriors, 106-96 gallery (12 photos).
Round 2 at The Q LeBron James returned to Cleveland for the second time as a member the Miami Heat to play the Cavaliers at the Q. LeBron spoke to the media before and after the Cavaliers 102-90 victory before a packed arena.
The Cleveland Cavaliers Jeremy Pargo (8) is blocking out everything about his former team the Memphis Grizzlies.
Brian Windhorst says the Cavaliers are certain to share that interest as the trade deadline approaches in February.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel FEMALE 4 YEARS OLD  Pacific Grove, CA.
At every Cavaliers game, home or road, No 23 jerseys dot the stands in an ever-widening array of color schemes.

In science:

We finally comment on possible pitfalls related to the cavalier interpretation of hard cutoffs in terms of physical masses, especially if the theory that gives meaning to those masses is not known .
Power corrections in models with extra dimensions
We therefore Cavalierly dispense with the SOS1 requirement that only one member of a set be non-zero, but allow at most two members of the set to be nonzero, and then only if they are adjacent—in other words relax the SOS1 set to a SOS2 set (see ).
Bid Optimization for Internet Graphical Ad Auction Systems via Special Ordered Sets
In fact this step, although correct, is a little cavalier: notice that the above formula is really valid only on the dense open set Y0 ⊂ Y where the integrable structure is of type one.
Generalized Geometry in AdS/CFT and Volume Minimization
As an aside, it is one thing for TCS researchers, well-known to be cavalier with respect to constants and even polynomial factors, to make such observations about big-O notation and the failure probability, but by now these facts are acknowledged more generally.
Randomized algorithms for matrices and data
Since we have given ourselves the liberty to take estimates up to a constant, we will exhibit a somewhat cavalier indifference to preserving sharp quantities.
Higher dimensional distortion of random complexes
I will be somewhat cavalier in my quantitative treatment of Kolmogorov complexity.
Quantum Mechanics and Algorithmic Randomness
Such a cavalier attitude toward the statement of theorems and the formulation of their proofs was not desirable when in 1980 we investigated the group structure of the finite transformations, the infinite-dimensional algebra of which had been developed in 1977 by Kinnersley and Chitre.
Group structure of the solution manifold of the hyperbolic Ernst equation --- general study of the subject and detailed elaboration of mathematical proofs
We shall be a little cavalier and simply assume that the near-horizon limit of the quantum corrected background is still of the form (1), with the K3 metric now replaced by the metric on T 4 and possibly with a different value of the constant Q.
Small Black Holes and Superconformal Quantum Mechanics
Many papers tend to be somewhat cavalier with the choice of words.
Chiral Perturbation Theory Beyond One Loop
Hence, one does not have the luxury to be cavalier about mathematical details as in background dependent QFT’s where well established theorems ensure that there are rigorous versions of formal calculations.
Loop Quantum Gravity: An Inside View
It is thus in the same universality class as QCD. I have been rather cavalier with the limit n → ¥.
Rooted staggered fermions: good, bad or ugly?
From that experience the above requirements do not appear to be particularly difficult, but the issue should not be treated cavalierly.
Report of the US long baseline neutrino experiment study
The decay rate gets modified by a multiplicative factor [1 − (tan β mDs /mH+ )2 (ms/(mc + ms)]2 , dWe are taking a cavalier attitude to additional U (1) factors above.
Summary of hints for new physics from (quark) flavour physics
This was our definition of φ in the more cavalier discussion in the introduction.
T_c for trapped dilute Bose gases: a second-order result
The cavalier iǫ manipulations were certainly a lot quicker! Despite the familiar acceleration squared in Eq , we shouldn’t expect that n can be represented simply by an integral of some local quantity along the path.
Classical Radiation of a Finite Number of Photons