In 18th- and 19th-century Italy, the cicisbeo (ˌtʃitʃizˈbɛːo; plural: cicisbei), or cavalier servente (chevalier servant in French), was the professed gallant and lover of a married woman, who attended her at public entertainments, to church and other occasions and had privileged access to his mistress. The arrangement is comparable to the S...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cicisbeo
• (n.) A knot of silk or ribbon attached to a fan, walking stick, etc. • (n.) A professed admirer of a married woman; a dangler about women.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/cicisbeo/
. [ Italian ] 1.
A professed admirer of a married woman; a dangler about women. 2.
A knot of silk or ribbon attached to a fan, walking stick, etc. [ Obsolete]Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/78
male companion of a married womanFound on http://phrontistery.info/c.html
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