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Meaning of KNIGHTLY

Pronunciation:  'nItlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having the qualities of gallantry attributed to an ideal knight
  2. [adj]  characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages; "chivalric rites"; "the knightly years"
 

KNIGHTLY is a 8 letter word that starts with K.

 

 Synonyms: chivalric, chivalrous, courteous, gallant, medieval, past
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Knight`ly\, a. [AS. cnihtlic boyish.]
    Of or pertaining to a knight; becoming a knight; chivalrous;
    as, a knightly combat; a knightly spirit.
    
          For knightly jousts and fierce encounters fit.
                                                   --Spenser.
    
          [Excuses] full knightly without scorn.   --Tennyson.
    
    
  2. \Knight"ly\, adv.
    In a manner becoming a knight.
    
          And why thou comest thus knightly clad in arms. --Shak.
    
    
 
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