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CORNET. A commissioned officer in a regiment of cavalry.

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27 had the last laugh by winning 6-2 6-4 and Cornet congratulated her, exchanging kisses at the net at the end.
Winning cornet player Ela Haf Williams from Bontnewydd
The youngster began playing the cornet at just six years old when he joined Sellers Youth Brass Band.
But giving evidence in the case the 21-year-old told the jury how he grabbed a knife as he fled from his mum's home because he feared Mr Cornet was going to kill him.
However, all of her opponents were ranked outside the top 40 and she faces a step up in class against Cornet, the world number 27.
Joan said that her hardworking parents "scrimped and saved" to buy her the cornet as a gift for her 18th birthday.
Hughes refused to overrule a decision at 5-5 in the second set when Cornet said her shot hit the baseline.
France's Cornet beat Belgium's Flipkens 6-3, 6-4 in the second round here last year, before going on to beat Serena Williams in the semi-final, only to lose to Serena's sister Venus in the final.
Curiously, she also lost to none other than Cornet in the women's singles competition of the same Grand Slam in a third round match-up.
With Bartoli retiring within weeks of holding aloft the Venus Rosewater Dish last July and teenage prospect Caroline Garcia tumbling out on Saturday, Cornet is France's last representative in the women's singles.
1 seed appeared to be cruising past Alize Cornet but lost her way and joined her sister Venus on the sidelines following a three-set defeat.
Williams suffered her earliest Wimbledon defeat since 2005 as Cornet, ranked 24th, won 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Court One to claim her second victory of the year over the world number one.