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noun as in chivalry

noun as in knighthood

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With an old Southern courtliness, he said goodbye to my wife and wandered into the crowd around the platform.

Sir John turned suddenly, and with the courtliness that was ever his he indulged in a rare exhibition of feeling.

He rose from his chair and bowed to her with an Old-World courtliness.

Sir Walter Raleigh could not with more courtliness pilot his fair freight across the Avenue.

"If you will allow me the pleasure," said Nelson, with the touch of courtliness that showed through his homespun ways.

There is something akin in Meaux Cathedral to the high soul and courtliness of Bossuet.


On this page you'll find 500 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to courtliness, such as: courage, courtesy, fairness, politeness, and valiance.

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