What does the word chivalric mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to chivalry.

Usage examples for chivalric

  1. That James the First was fondly indulgent to his queen, and could perform an act of chivalric gallantry with all the generosity of passion, and the ingenuity of an elegant mind, a pleasing anecdote which I have discovered in an unpublished letter of the day will show. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  2. Of Miss Hortense Rieppe I had now two partial portraits- one by the displeased aunts, the other by their chivalric nephew; in both she held between her experienced lips, a cigarette; there the similarity ceased. – Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister
  3. A man so noble and chivalric in his spirit that his life and death commanded the admiration of his worst enemies. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell