from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A knight, often portrayed in medieval romances, who wanders in search of adventures to prove his chivalry.
  • noun One given to adventurous or quixotic conduct.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See knight errant, under knight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A wandering knight; a knight who traveled in search of adventures, for the purpose of exhibiting military skill, prowess, and generosity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun in medieval romance A knight who wandered in search of adventure and opportunities to prove his chivalry.
  • noun A person who displays an adventurous or a quixotic spirit.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a wandering knight travelling in search of adventure


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