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knight-errantry

[nahyt-er-uh n-tree] /ˈnaɪtˈɛr ən tri/
noun, plural knight-errantries.
1.
the behavior, vocation, or character of a knight-errant.
2.
quixotic conduct or action.
Origin of knight-errantry
1645-1655
First recorded in 1645-55; knight-errant + -ry
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knight errantry

noun
1.
the practices of a knight errant
2.
quixotic behaviour or practices
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