chivalric

[ shi-val-rik, shiv-uh l-rik ]SEE DEFINITION OF chivalric

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To defeat the Crescent was the highest ideal of that chivalric age.

This American was just the kind of chivalric fool to accept a challenge.

This chivalric deed touched whatever there was of chivalry in the savage bosom.

Father Membré gives frequent testimony to these peculiar attractions of the chivalric pioneer.

Give me your peerless dignity, your noble and chivalric courtesy!

I suppose you think your proposition very grand and chivalric.

For what the Tiber is to the classic, the Rhine is to the chivalric age.

He felt that he approached it with alluring and chivalric delicacy.

Is it any wonder that the Kentuckians are brave and chivalric?

“I will take her,” interposed Miranda in a chivalric outburst.

WORD ORIGIN

1797, from chivalry + -ic. Pronounced by poets with accent on the middle syllable, and because they are the only ones who need it, that pronunciation might as well be accepted.

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