Etymology
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chivalric (adj.)

"characteristic of chivalry, chivalrous," 1797, from chivalry + -ic. Pronounced by poets with accent on the middle syllable, and because they are the only ones who need it, that pronunciation might as well be accepted.

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Definitions of chivalric

chivalric (adj.)
characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages;
chivalric rites
Synonyms: knightly / medieval
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