Pronunciation: (shev"u-lēr' or, esp. for 1, 2, shu-val'yā, -väl'-),[key] —n. 1. a member of certain orders of honor or merit: a chevalier of the Legion of Honor. 2. Fr. Hist.the lowest title of rank in the old nobility.
3. a chivalrous man; cavalier.
4. Archaic.a knight.
Pronunciation: (shu-val'yā, -väl'-; Fr. shu-va-lyā'),[key] —n. Mau•rice (Au•guste) Pronunciation: (mô-rēs' ô'gust; Fr. mō-rēs' ō-gyst'),[key] 1888–1972, French actor and singer.