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an ill-bred man, especially one who behaves in a dishonorable or irresponsible way toward women.
British Archaic.

a local town boy or youth, as contrasted with a university or public school student.
a servant at a university or public school.

computer-aided design.
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Historical Examples

A Room With A View E. M. Forster
Love and Lucy Maurice Henry Hewlett
The Return of the Prodigal May Sinclair
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In The Valley Of The Shadow Josephine Daskam

(Brit, informal, old-fashioned) a man who does not behave in a gentlemanly manner towards others
noun acronym
computer-aided design

A cad used to be a jumped-up member of the lower classes who was guilty of behaving as if he didn’t know that his lowly origin made him unfit for having sexual relationships with well-bred women. [Anthony West, “H.G. Wells: Aspects of a Life,” 1984]

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computer-aided design
coronary artery disease


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