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CORNET. A commissioned officer in a regiment of cavalry.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Lyon don't want to lose Cornet, who is under contract until 2021, but cannot compete with the wages the Hornets will be able to offer him.
But Aymeric Laporte cancelled Cornet's first effort with a header of his own on 62 minutes before Aguero (circle) salvaged a draw two minutes after the Ivorian fired Lyon back in front.
Cornet quickly switched the top around standing behind the baseline and was astonished to be given a code violation by the umpire.
Cornet, who had just returned from the 10-minute break that is afforded to the women players prior to the start of the third set, realized she had worn her kit the wrong way around.
With temperatures hitting 38 degrees, several men changed shirts during their matches, including Novak Djokovic (below), leading to a wave of criticism for umpire Christian Rask's decision to issue a code violation to 28-year-old Cornet.
Cornet was a set to the good when her opponent Eugenie Bouchard was forced to retire in Saturday's semi-final so should be fresh for her finale against Luxembourg's Mandy Minella, who will be playing her first tour singles showpiece.
Bob is pictured on the front row, eighth in from the right in his sleeveless jumper playing away on his cornet.
Ela has been playing the cornet since she was eight years old and is no stranger to the stage at the Urdd Eisteddfod where she has won regularly.
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.
Joan said that her hardworking parents "scrimped and saved" to buy her the cornet as a gift for her 18th birthday.
Paris: Former champion Ana Ivanovic reached the French Open last 16 Friday in just 53 minutes while Alize Cornet kept home hopes alive by making the second week for the first time.