What does the word knightly mean?

Usage examples for knightly

  1. Such a knightly fellow as he always was!" – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  2. The old knightly chivalry was a beautiful thing in its way, and it gave an uplift to an age which would have been frankly brutal without it: yet it had its well- spring in what appeals to us now as being a rather fantastic sentiment." – The Grafters by Francis Lynde
  3. He took a knightly pleasure in the chase, and his heart leapt at the sight of a drawn sword. – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger