Knight`ly, a. [AS. cnihtlic boyish.]

Of or pertaining to a knight; becoming a knight; chivalrous; as, a knightly combat; a knightly spirit.

For knightly jousts and fierce encounters fit. Spenser.

[Excuses] full knightly without scorn. Tennyson.


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Knight"ly, adv.

In a manner becoming a knight


And why thou comest thus knightly clad in arms. Shak.


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