chivalric

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chivalric (comparative more chivalric, superlative most chivalric)

  1. of, or relating to chivalry
    • 1951, Adrienne Rich, Aunt Jennifer's Tigers
      Aunt Jennifer's tigers prance across a screen,
      Bright topaz denizens of a world of green.
      They do not fear the men beneath the tree;
      They pace in sleek chivalric certainty.
  2. gallant and respectful, especially to women