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knightly adj
1 characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages; "chivalric rites"; "the knightly years" [syn: chivalric, medieval]
2 having the qualities of gallantry attributed to an ideal knight [syn: chivalrous, gallant]

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Adjective

knightly
  1. formally courteous (as a knight); chivalrous, gallant and courtly

Translations

formally courteous (as a knight); chivalrous, gallant and courtly

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