chivalric
adjective Date: 1794 relating to chivalry ; chivalrous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Chivalric — Chiv al*ric, a. [See {Chivalry}.] Relating to chivalry; knightly; chivalrous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chivalric — index civil (polite), meritorious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • chivalric — 1797, from CHIVALRY (Cf. chivalry) + IC (Cf. ic). Pronounced by poets with accent on the middle syllable, and since they are the only ones who need it, it might as well be pronounced that way by everyone …   Etymology dictionary

  • chivalric — [shiv′əl rik΄, shi val′rik] adj. 1. of chivalry 2. chivalrous …   English World dictionary

  • chivalric — [[t]ʃɪvæ̱lrɪk[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Chivalric means relating to or connected with the system of chivalry that was believed in and followed by medieval knights. ...chivalric ideals …   English dictionary

  • chivalric — adjective /ˈʃɪvl̩ɹɪk/ a) of, or relating to chivalry Aunt Jennifers tigers prance across a screen, / Bright topaz denizens of a world of green. / They do not fear the men beneath the tree; / They pace in sleek chivalric certainty. b) gallant and… …   Wiktionary

  • chivalric — chivalry ► NOUN 1) the medieval knightly system with its religious, moral, and social code. 2) the combination of qualities expected of an ideal knight, especially courage, honour, courtesy, justice, and a readiness to help the weak. 3) courteous …   English terms dictionary

  • chivalric — adjective characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages chivalric rites the knightly years • Syn: ↑knightly, ↑medieval • Similar to: ↑past • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chivalric — /shi val rik, shiv euhl rik/, adj. pertaining to chivalry; chivalrous. [1790 1800; CHIVALR(Y) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • chivalric — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Respectfully attentive, especially to women: chivalrous, gallant. See ATTITUDE, COURTESY …   English dictionary for students

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