(n.) A body or order of cavaliers or knights serving on horseback; illustrious warriors, collectively; cavalry.
(n.) The dignity or system of knighthood; the spirit, usages, or manners of knighthood; the practice of knight-errantry.
(n.) The qualifications or character of knights, as valor, dexterity in arms, courtesy, etc.
(n.) 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.
(1) Normally a very friendly fellow, the reasons for 'Arry's lack of chivalry remain unknown, but it's thought he may have been preoccupied by the prospect of bringing triffic fellas Emmanuel Adebayor and Benoît Essou-Akotto to Loftus Road on loan.
(2) Twelve months ago, Chris Hemsworth, the actor who plays Kevin, was in every multiplex as Thor , he of the unreconstructed chivalry and massive mallet.
(3) But the most surprising thing was the wording in the crimson ring: FOR GOD AND THE EMPIRE, this order of chivalry's motto.
(4) We are so much happier and rested now, and this arrangement lends itself to chivalry; on days when I arrive in the bedroom exhausted to find the fortress has been made for me, I feel spoilt indeed.
(5) Mr Osborne's hero, a self-pitying, self-dramatising intellectual rebel who drives his wife away, takes a mistress and then drops her when his wife crawls back, will not be thought an edifying example of chivalry.
(6) We have already gone through the excruciating experience of having the Queen herself wean us off the teat of the British honours system, a fixture of Australian distinction and chivalry that remained well after those fruity awards had turned rancid.
(7) Johnson was a puncher-boxer and dandy; Dempsey an uncomplicated hitter; Tunney had grace and nerve and fast feet; Louis’s fast hands punched in a blur of combinations, and he had a killer instinct as well as chivalry; Marciano had relentless oomph and steam-hammer cruelty.
(8) The age of chivalry is dead.” The novel’s theme, deftly laid out in a narrative that flashes backwards and forwards, to and from the 1930s, is the education of six wonderfully distinctive, heartless and romantic 10-year-old girls (Monica, Sandy, Rose, Mary, Jenny, and Eunice) and the covert classroom drama that leads to Miss Brodie’s “betrayal”, her peremptory dismissal from Marcia Blaine by her great enemy, the headmistress, Miss Mackay.
(9) Sampson found his book piled high alongside Le Carre's The Spy Who Came in From The Cold , Mary McCarthy's The Group , and Arthur Bryant's The Age of Chivalry .
(10) A few years ago, my novel Dodger took the reader back to times long gone to meet famous names of fact and fiction, and brought them together on a journey – ultimately – of chivalry.
(11) President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s office said in a statement: “History will never forget his numerous achievements in the defence of Arabism and Islam; acts which he performed with honour, honesty and sincerity, guided by truth, justice, chivalry and courage.
(12) Not unless you entertain some outdated idea of chivalry, I suppose.
(13) Jihad “promises adventure and asserts that the codes of medieval heroism and chivalry are still relevant,” Creswell and Haykel write.
(14) Younger women put a greater emphasis on physical characteristics in defining the conceptions and were more likely to note chivalry as an important factor between the sexes.
(15) To be specific, sexism is when men let you jump the queue and get on a crowded bus first in Delhi (to confuse matters further, that's called chivalry) and then the poor dears, willy nilly, get crushed up against you as their hands "accidentally" cup your breasts in a frenzy of misogyny.
(16) Men – some of them – stand up when a woman enters the room, behaviour originating in medieval codes of chivalry.
(n.) Splendor of appearance; ostentatious finery.
(n.) Bravery; intrepidity; as, the troops behaved with great gallantry.
(n.) Civility or polite attention to ladies; in a bad sense, attention or courtesy designed to win criminal favors from a female; freedom of principle or practice with respect to female virtue; intrigue.
(n.) Gallant persons, collectively.
(1) You can bear witness to the gallantry of our military in Burma, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Darfur and many other parts of the world, but in the matter of the insurgency our soldiers have neither received the necessary support nor the required incentives to tackle this problem.” He added: “We believe that there is faulty intelligence and analysis.
(2) That way I can rescue my dad!” My friend Li Heping, a man China thinks is 'more dangerous than Bin Laden' Read more For all her gallantry, it is a battle the six-year-old is unlikely to win.
(3) The Whitby coxswain Thomas Langlands, on the rowing boat lifeboat first to the wreck, was among three people awarded the RNLI's gold medal for gallantry, its equivalent of the Victoria Cross.
(4) Before the parade, gallantry medals were awarded posthumously to two soldiers killed last year in clashes with Islamist separatists in the Himalayan former princedom of Kashmir, disputed for more than six decades years by India and Pakistan.
(5) The author shares a personal glimpse of Sir Stewart's wit, candor, and gallantry, observed during her more than 15-year relationship with him as a glaucoma patient.
(6) Earlier that day, with theatrical gallantry, he had announced to the cameras that his wife looked truly beautiful.
(7) Attard said France could no longer let male politicians break the law and harass and assault women every day as if such behaviour were a joke or a form of gallantry.
(8) Putin’s gallantry was one of the more comfortable and spontaneous moments he shared at the conference: talks with Barack Obama and the Australian prime minister were frostier.
(9) It's a scene that is destined to become one of the all-time greats, the brutally memorable keystone of McQueen's project of forcing the US to confront the gruesome realities of slave culture; a long, long way from the "pretty world [in which] gallantry took its last bow" as Gone with the Wind would have it.
(10) Four silver medals, the Empire Gallantry Medal and the bronze medal of the RSPCA (the Rohilla's captain saved the ship's cat) were also awarded.
(11) For his selfless bravery Christopher was posthumously awarded the Queen’s Gallantry medal in 2001.
(12) Doing so would not be an act of gallantry but an act of enlightened self-interest for net companies.
(13) The central character has often been criticised as being merely functional, but it seems to me that Nicholas is very close to a portrait of the artist as a young man: his passion, impulsiveness, somewhat exaggerated notions of gallantry, occasional priggishness and big embracing spirit are so much shared with his author (who at this stage of his life frequently had to take to horseback in order to work off his undischarged surplus of élan vital) that reading the book puts us in very close proximity to the young Dickens.
(14) Keen to protect them from yet more horrid publicity, Grant referred to "girlfriend 1" and "girlfriend 2," yet his gallantry only served to underline how much some things have changed since Queen Victoria set the tone.
(15) He was commended for gallantry in 1990, made an MBE in 1992, and in 1997 he received an OBE in recognition of his service in Bosnia.
(16) Christopher Howes was posthumously awarded the Queen’s Gallantry medal in 2001.
(17) Film fans may recall with a nauseated feeling the opening titles of a very different movie about the slaveholding south, 1939's Gone With the Wind: "Here in this pretty world, Gallantry took its last bow."
(18) In the dictionary, it is defined as courage, pluck, valour, fearlessness, nerve, daring, heroism, gallantry.
(19) But there is clearly a correlation between combat operations and challenges in mental health, and we must do all we can to support people through this.” He added: “Our men and women have displayed great courage and gallantry throughout the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq; hundreds have lost their lives and thousands have been seriously wounded … We need to have the confidence that the MoD will continue to look after these people and their families should they ever suffer from any ill-effects of their service.” Chris Simpkins, director general of the Royal British Legion, said: “The £150,000 spent per year by each of the 10 NHS veterans mental health networks in England is not enough to shield veterans from the extreme postcode lottery of variable waiting times for mental health treatment.
(20) Without any aggressiveness or naivety, we will defend the interests of the 27 and the single market.” Despite the show of gallantry towards May, he criticised those who have said a country could leave the EU without consequences.