Knight"-er`rant*ry (?), n.; pl. Knight-errantries ().
The character or actions of wandering knights; the practice of wandering in quest of adventures; chivalry; a quixotic or romantic adventure or scheme.
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The rigid guardian [i. e., conscience] of a blameless heart
Is weak with rank knight-erratries o'errun.
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