chivalric

chivalric
adjective
characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
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chivalric rites

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the knightly years

Syn: ↑knightly, ↑medieval
Similar to: ↑past
Derivationally related forms: ↑knight (for: ↑knightly), ↑chivalry

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