chivalrously


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  1. having the qualities of chivalry, as courage, courtesy, and loyalty.
  2. considerate and courteous to women; gallant.
  3. gracious and honorable toward an enemy, especially a defeated one, and toward the weak or poor.

adjective

  1. gallant; courteous
  2. involving chivalry
adj.

mid-14c., from Old French chevaleros “knightly, noble, chivalrous,” from chevalier (see chevalier; also cf. chivalry). According to OED, obsolete in English and French from mid-16c. Not revived in French, but brought back in English late 18c. by romantic writers fond of medieval settings.

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