Definition of Sir gawain

1. Noun. (Arthurian legend) a nephew of Arthur and one of the knights of the Round Table.

Exact synonyms: Gawain
Category relationships: Arthurian Legend
Generic synonyms: Character, Fictional Character, Fictitious Character

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sir Gawain

Sir Edward Elgar
Sir Edward Victor Appleton
Sir Edward William Elgar
Sir Edwin Landseer Luytens
Sir Edwin Lutyens
Sir Ernst Boris Chain
Sir Francis Bacon
Sir Francis Drake
Sir Francis Galton
Sir Fred Hoyle
Sir Frederick Ashton
Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins
Sir Frederick Grant Banting
Sir Frederick William Herschel
Sir Galahad
Sir Gawain
Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson
Sir George Otto Trevelyan
Sir George Paget Thomson
Sir Geraint
Sir Hans Adolf Krebs
Sir Harold George Nicolson
Sir Harold Walter Kroto
Sir Harry MacLennan Lauder
Sir Henry Bessemer
Sir Henry Joseph Wood
Sir Henry Maxmilian Beerbohm
Sir Henry Morgan
Sir Henry Morton Stanley
Sir Henry Percy

Literary usage of Sir gawain

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1. Century Readings for a Course in English Literature by John William Cunliffe, Karl Young (1910)
"sir gawain AND THE GREEN KNIGHT (c. 1375) The romantic stories cherished by the Norman conquerors of England found equal favor, in course of time, ..."

2. Century Readings for a Course in English Literature by James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young (1910)
"sir gawain AND THE GREEN one while they would ride forth KNIGHT and tourney, and again back to tl to make carols; for there was t! holden fifteen days with ..."

3. Century Readings for a Course in English Literature by James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young (1910)
"sir gawain AND THE GREEN KNIGHT (c. 1375) The romantic stories cherished by the ... sir gawain AXD THE GREEN one while they would ride forth to joust KNIGHT ..."

4. Age of Chivalry; Or, King Arthur and His Knights by Thomas Bulfinch (1900)
"Then said the monk, " sir gawain, thou must do penance for thy sins. ... __ And sir gawain departed. Now it happened, not long after this, that sir gawain ..."

5. Century Readings for a Course in English Literature by John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young (1921)
"The poet's power of language is best shown in the scenery through which sir gawain is set a-wandering,— the winter scenery, not of conventional romance, ..."

6. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain), Joseph Jacobs, Alfred Trübner Nutt, Arthur Robinson Wright, William Crooke (1904)
"sir gawain AT THE GRAIL CASTLE. Translated by JESSIE L. WESTON. (Arthurian Romances unrepresented in Malory's Morie d'Arthur, No. vi.) London: Nutt. 1903. ..."

7. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1907)
"The Wedding of sir gawain, again, points to loyalty and honour, as involving ... Arthur is hunting with sir gawain, Sir Kay and Sir Baldwin, when all four ..."

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