knight-errant


knight–er·rant

noun \ˈnīt-ˈer-ənt\

: a knight who traveled in search of adventures in the Middle Ages

plural knights–errant

Full Definition of KNIGHT-ERRANT

:  a knight traveling in search of adventures in which to exhibit military skill, prowess, and generosity

First Known Use of KNIGHT-ERRANT

14th century

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