Definition of Chivalric

1. Adjective. Characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages. "The knightly years"

Exact synonyms: Knightly, Medieval
Similar to: Past
Derivative terms: Chivalry, Knight



Definition of Chivalric

1. a. Relating to chivalry; knightly; chivalrous.

Definition of Chivalric

1. Adjective. of, or relating to chivalry ¹

2. Adjective. gallant and respectful, especially to women ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chivalric

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chivalric

chittering
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chitters
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chitties
chittiest
chittimwood
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chitupa
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chivachie
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chivalric (current term)
chivalries
chivalrous
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chivalrousness
chivaree
chivareed
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chivarees
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chivaried
chivaries
chivariing
chive

Literary usage of Chivalric

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1. The History of Chivalry; Or, Knighthood and Its Times by Charles Mills (1844)
"Story of chivalric Manners.—The Gentle disposition of Manny. ... chivalric kindness of Robert Bruce.—Mutual Chivalry, between the Scotch and English Courts. ..."

2. A Guide to the Best Historical Novels and Tales: A Study of English Prose by Jonathan Nield, Charlotte Elizabeth Morgan, Harry Levi (1911)
"There are, in addition to the anti-romances and miscellaneous works, at least seven well defined types of romance: the chivalric, the Arcadian, ..."

3. The Rise of the Novel of Manners: A Study of English Prose Fiction Between by Charlotte Elizabeth Morgan (1911)
"There are, in addition to the anti-romances and miscellaneous works, at least seven well defined types of romance: the chivalric, the Arcadian, ..."

4. The History of the Crusades: For the Recovery and Possession of the Holy Land by Charles Mills (1844)
"Story of chivalric Manners.—The Gentle disposition of Manny.— His Importance at Edward's ... Hig chivalric bearing.—Commencement of the Decline of Chivalry. ..."

5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1886)
"But chivalric romance had even a greater attraction for Berners than chivalric history, and four lengthy translations from the French or Spanish were ..."

6. Military and Religious Life in the Middle Ages and the Period of the Renaissance by P. L. Jacob (1874)
"chivalric Gallantry.—Chivalry and Nobility. —IU Relations with the Church. ... chivalric Exercises.—Pursuivants at Arms.—Courts and Tribunals of Love. ..."

7. Gesta Christi, Or, a History of Humane Progress Under Christianity by Charles Loring Brace (1882)
"It may be said that the world of the Middle Ages was peculiarly false to its chivalric ideal. But the same may be said of the relations of the classic world ..."

8. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"Since then I have read somewhere, that in the olden time of the chivalric court of Spain, the nobles, on confessing their enthralment in amorous bondage, ..."

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