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- n. The quality of being courtly; refinement of manners.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being courtly; elegance or dignity of manners.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being courtly; elegance of manners; grace of mien; complaisance with dignity.
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- n. elegance suggestive of a royal court
courtly + -ness. (Wiktionary)