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knightly

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adjective knight·ly \ˈnīt-lē\

Definition of knightly

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a knight <tales of knightly adventures>

  2. 2 :  made up of knights

knightliness

noun

knightly

adverb


14th Century

First Known Use of knightly

14th century


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