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Definition of Cadet
Cadet Ca*det", n.
1. In New Zealand, a young gentleman learning sheep farming
at a station; also, any young man attached to a sheep
2. A young man who makes a business of ruining girls to put
them in brothels. [Slang, U. S.]
CadetCadet Ca*det", n. [F. cadet a younger or the youngest son or
brother, dim. fr. L. caput head; i. e., a smaller head of the
family, after the first or eldest. See Chief, and cf.
1. The younger of two brothers; a younger brother or son; the
The cadet of an ancient and noble family. --Wood.
(a) A gentleman who carries arms in a regiment, as a
volunteer, with a view of acquiring military skill and
obtaining a commission.
(b) A young man in training for military or naval service;
esp. a pupil in a military or naval school, as at West
Point, Annapolis, or Woolwich.
Note: All the undergraduates at Annapolis are Naval cadets.
The distinction between Cadet midshipmen and Cadet
engineers was abolished by Act of Congress in 1882.
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