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Meaning of CHIVALROUS

Pronunciation:  'shivulrus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having the qualities of gallantry attributed to an ideal knight
 

CHIVALROUS is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: courteous, gallant, knightly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chiv"al*rous\, a. [OF. chevalerus, chevalereus, fr.
chevalier. See {Chivalry}.]
Pertaining to chivalry or knight-errantry; warlike; heroic;
gallant; high-spirited; high-minded; magnanimous.

      In brave pursuit of chivalrous emprise.  --Spenser.

 
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