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Definition of knightly adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    knightly

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈnaɪtli//
     
    [usually before noun] (literary)
     
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  1. 1consisting of knights; typical of a knight synonym chivalrous
  2. 2 a knightly family knightly behavior (= brave, honest, etc.)
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