chivalric

[shi-val-rik, shiv-uh l-rik]
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Origin of chivalric

First recorded in 1790–1800; chivalr(y) + -ic
Related formsnon·chiv·al·ric, adjectiveun·chiv·al·ric, adjective
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Related Words for chivalric

brave, chivalrous, courageous, knightly, noble, valiant

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Word Origin and History for chivalric
adj.

1797, from chivalry + -ic. Pronounced by poets with accent on the middle syllable, and because they are the only ones who need it, that pronunciation might as well be accepted.

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