What does the word chivalry mean?

Usage examples for chivalry

  1. La Curne de Sainte Palaye devoted himself eagerly to the study of the language, manners, and customs of chivalry. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  2. I praised their chivalry. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Is that chivalry in battle? – Face to Face with Kaiserism by James W. Gerard