[ am-uh-dis ]

  1. (in medieval literature) a knight-errant, model of the chivalric hero.

Words Nearby Amadis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Amadis in a sentence

  • "'Amadis de Gaule,' by the Seigneur des Essarts, commissary in ordinary to the king's artillery," she replied.

    Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac
  • Libellos famosos spargit, in quibus Regin existimationem contumelios atterit sub nomine Amadis Orian.

  • It is, in general conception, pure Amadis of the later and slightly degraded type.

    The English Novel | George Saintsbury
  • He quoted various chapters from books of chivalry, and cited Gandalin, squire to Amadis of Gaul.

    The Story of Don Quixote | Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  • As to the Amadis, and such kind of stuff, they had not the credit of arresting even my childhood.

    The Essays of Montaigne, Complete | Michel de Montaigne