knight-errant definition

  • noun:
    • A knight, often portrayed in medieval romances, whom wanders in search of activities to prove his chivalry.
    • One fond of daring or quixotic conduct.
    • A knight which wandered searching for adventure and opportunities to prove his chivalry.
    • an individual who shows an adventurous or a quixotic character.
    • A wandering knight; a knight whom journeyed looking for adventures, for the true purpose of exhibiting army ability, prowess, and generosity.
    • See knight-errant, under knight.
    • a wandering knight travelling searching for adventure

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