OTHER WORDS FROM courtlycourt·li·ness, noun
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The Turkish crescent—a pole with metal jangles—shook both on the battlefield and in courtly ceremonies.Your Brain Is Like Beethoven - Issue 107: The Edge|Jonathan Berger|October 27, 2021|Nautilus
Who was the most erotic poet of the late Renaissance and early Baroque, when the quatrain reached its courtly zenith?Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Blumenthal, a courtly gentleman of 68 in a perfectly crisp blue shirt, gets laughs by trotting out his rudimentary Spanish.Dan Malloy Is Progressives’ Dream Governor. So Why Isn’t He Winning?|David Freedlander|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The driver, Amadou Diallo, was a courtly African immigrant who made it a point to wear a tie as he worked.The Mad Shooter of Paris Is a ‘Natural Born Killer’|Christopher Dickey|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Merivel By Rose Tremain In the sequel to Restoration, Robert Merivel is back, now in middle age, with another courtly farce.
From a long-awaited sequel to a courtly farce, to a memoir of a childhood spent in the ruins of American aristocracy.
He was greatly admired for his fine physique and courtly bearing, and yet but few sought his acquaintance.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
Reining in his horse, he dismounted, and making what he thought a most courtly bow, he bade her good evening.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
He spoke her own tongue fluently, and never in Constantinople had she met a gentleman more at his ease in courtly company.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
But, first, shall I not buy you a book—some exquisite book full of strange perfumes and passionate courtly gestures?Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
Until quite recently a courtly, aristocratic art had shed its light upon the whole of Europe.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther