- the behavior, vocation, or character of a knight-errant.
- quixotic conduct or action.
Origin of knight-errantry
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Examples from the Web for knight-errantry
"I don't think I should make a habit of knight-errantry, if I were you," said Roger.Changing Winds
St. John G. Ervine
Too late, Mr. Cheveril, in spite of your sudden display of knight-errantry!A Bottle in the Smoke
I have incurred the contempt of mankind by my knight-errantry.
But have patience till I tell you the story of my knight-errantry.Memoirs of Miss Sidney Biddulph
By this knight-errantry the advantages which ought to have been pursued were frequently lost.The Lusiad
Lus de Cames