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CADET. A younger brother, one trained up for the army or navy.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The eldest son was nominated for his cadetship on the recommendation of Sir David Scott, an old family friend and one of Hannah Knowles's executors, while the two younger sons were both nominated on Peacock's recommendation.
A Midland schoolgirl has fulfilled the first part of her dream to fly jets by becoming the youngest person to be offered a coveted RAF University Cadetship.
Cadetships are available if you sign up for 16 years.