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noun Medieval Romance.
  1. a knight-errant, model of the chivalric hero.
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Historical Examples of amadis

  • Now to some of us the reading of Amadis is not "fade" at all.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1

    George Saintsbury

  • Everybody, from Lancelot to Amadis, does it; and Partenopeus does it too, but in his own way.

  • Amadis suffers plentifully; yet Oriana can hardly be called "cruel."

  • In a word, return, my dear Amadis; the adventure of the Solway-nets is not reserved for your worship.

    Red Gauntlet

    Sir Walter Scott

  • Jupiter had as hard a task to conquer him as Amadis had with the Endriago.