chivalry (n.) Old form(s): Cheualrie, chiualrie
knightly prowess, warlike distinction
3H6 II.i.71[Edward as if to Clifford, of York] Thou hast slain / The flower of Europe for his chivalry
Luc.109[] Collatine's high name, / Made glorious by his manly chivalry
R2 I.i.203[King Richard to Bolingbroke and Mowbray] Since we cannot atone you, we shall see / Justice design the victor's chivalry
TC IV.iv.147[Aeneas to all, of Hector] his fair worth and single chivalry [i.e. in single combat]
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