What is knight errantry?

  • (noun): Quixotic (romantic and impractical) behavior.
    Synonyms: quixotism
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More definitions of "knight errantry":

  • (noun): (Middle Ages) the code of conduct observed by a knight errant who is wandering in search of deeds of chivalry.

Famous quotes containing the word knight:

    The knight slew the dragon,
    The lady was gay,
    They rode on together,
    Away, away.
    —Unknown. This Is the Key (l. 38–41)