paladin

Part of speech: noun

A peer of Charlemagne; a paragon of knighthood.

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Usage examples "paladin":

  1. He came to meet the caller gladly, like a paladin. - "Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories", Rex Beach.
  2. Had he been born a couple of centuries earlier he might have lived in history as a paladin of romance. - "Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592", Arthur Acheson.
  3. " Ay, Richard Nevile, ay," said the prelate, with a slight sneer, " play the Paladin, and become the dupe; release the prince, and betray the people!" - "The Last Of The Barons, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.