What does knightly mean?

Definitions for knightly
ˈnaɪt liknight·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chivalric, knightly, medievaladjective

    characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages

    "chivalric rites"; "the knightly years"

  2. chivalrous, gallant, knightlyadjective

    being attentive to women like an ideal knight

Wiktionary

  1. knightlyadverb

    In the manner of a knight; chivalrously.

    Etymology: From knightly, knightlich, from cnihtlic, equivalent to . Cognate with knechtelijk, knechtlich.

  2. knightlyadjective

    Of or pertaining to a knight or knights.

    Etymology: From knightly, knightlich, from cnihtlic, equivalent to . Cognate with knechtelijk, knechtlich.

  3. knightlyadjective

    Befitting a knight; formally courteous (as a knight); chivalrous, gallant and courtly.

    knightly combat

    Etymology: From knightly, knightlich, from cnihtlic, equivalent to . Cognate with knechtelijk, knechtlich.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knightlyadjective

    of or pertaining to a knight; becoming a knight; chivalrous; as, a knightly combat; a knightly spirit

    Etymology: [AS. cnihtlic boyish.]

  2. Knightlyadverb

    in a manner becoming a knight

    Etymology: [AS. cnihtlic boyish.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. knightly

    Pertaining to a knight; becoming a knight; as, a knightly combat.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knightly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knightly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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