Definitions for knight-errant
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a knight who traveled in search of adventures, to exhibit military skill, to engage in chivalrous deeds, etc.
Category: Western History
Origin of knight-errant:
a wandering knight travelling in search of adventure
A knight who wandered in search of adventure and opportunities to prove his chivalry.
A person who displays an adventurous or a quixotic spirit.
a wandering knight; a knight who traveled in search of adventures, for the purpose of exhibiting military skill, prowess, and generosity
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