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Definition of chivalry:

  1. A body or order of cavaliers or knights serving on horseback; illustrious warriors, collectively; cavalry.
  2. A tenure of lands by knight's service; that is, by the condition of a knight's performing service on horseback, or of performing some noble or military service to his lord.
  3. Exploit.
  4. The dignity or system of knighthood; the spirit, usages, or manners of knighthood; the practice of knight- errantry.
  5. The qualifications or character of knights, as valor, dexterity in arms, courtesy, etc.

Synonyms:

gallantry, courtesy, valiance, civility, breeding, courtesy, valour, valiancy, chivalrousness, heroism, tact, decorum, grace, knightliness, honor, dignity, attitude, fairness, gentility, valorousness, valor, courage, politesse.

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