- in a manner befitting a knight.
Origin of knightly
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Examples from the Web for knightly
The Daily Pic: The Met's Cloisters branch turns 75, and shows off knightly opulence.Unicorn, the Luxury Meat
July 16, 2013
“Queens of Beauty” presided at these contests of knightly skill and daring.
There was much pomp and ceremony attached to these knightly exercises.
You will remember, Sir John, that you pledged me your knightly word for that.The Sea-Hawk
And now, says Westcote, 'it glories in the knightly tribe of Champernowne.'Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts
His six elder sons did likewise, and all were famed for their knightly prowess.King Arthur's Knights
- of, relating to, resembling, or befitting a knight
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Word Origin and History for knightly
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