Meaning of knightly

knight•ly

Pronunciation: (nīt'lē), [key]
— adj.
  1. characteristic of a knight; noble, courageous, and generous: knightly deeds.
  2. being or resembling a knight.
  3. of or belonging to a knight: knightly duties.
  4. composed of knights.
—adv.
  1. in a manner befitting a knight.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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