Definitions for knight-errantry

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

knight′-er′rantry(n.)(pl.)-errantries.

  1. the behavior, vocation, or character of a knight-errant.

    Category: Western History

  2. quixotic conduct or action.

    Category: Western History

Origin of knight-errantry:

1645–55

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knight-errantry(noun)

    the character or actions of wandering knights; the practice of wandering in quest of adventures; chivalry; a quixotic or romantic adventure or scheme

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