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Chevalier is a class of membership in a French or Belgian Order of Chivalry or order of merit.
- a member of certain male orders of knighthood or merit; an archaic word for knight; a chivalrous man; a gallant or courtly gentleman; the term is derived from Old French, from Medieval Latin caballārius, meaning: horseman, mounted soldier or knight. See "cavalier"
- a rank in the French Ordre National du Mérite
- a rank in the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
- a rank in the French Legion d'honneur
- a rank in the French Order of Palmes académiques
- the highest honor given to an active member of the Order of DeMolay
- a rank in the Belgian Order of Leopold
- a rank in the Belgian Order of the Crown
- a rank in the Belgian Order of Leopold II
- the honorific used to address a person holding the rank of chevalier
- The "Degree of Chevalier" is the highest honor an active member of DeMolay International can receive
- a chivalric decoration given by a Patriarch of the Orthodox Church or of one of the Eastern Catholic Churches to laymen for their outstanding contributions to the church & society
- a chivalric decoration by given by His Holiness Pope of Rome of the Catholic Church to laymen
- a Dining/Drinking society at University College, Oxford
- Chevalier College, an MSC school in Bowral, Australia
- male non-professional member of the Chaine des Rotisseurs
- Chevalier-Montrachet, grand cru vineyard in the Côte de Beaune
- a signet ring traditionally worn by the French nobility
- a term for a number of different characters in the anime and manga series Blood+
- the English word for the holder of a non-British knighthood
- Chevalier: Le Chevalier D'Eon, is an anime and manga
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