Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See cheval.

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Examples

  • To their contorted natures it had become a spirited and chival - rous thing to volunteer for service against some man who had never injured them, and whom in many cases they had never seen in their lives.

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  • And, more importantly, when will we get to the point when men and women alike can open doors, wait to sit down (ever watch Jon Stewart, he always waits to sit until after his guest does), and generally be civil (if not chival) to each other.

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  • To their contorted natures it had become a spirited and chival - rous thing to volunteer for service against some man who had never injured them, and whom in many cases they had never seen in their lives.

    The Valley of Fear

  • To their contorted natures it had become a spirited and chival - rous thing to volunteer for service against some man who had never injured them, and whom in many cases they had never seen in their lives.

    The Valley of Fear

  • To their contorted natures it had become a spirited and chival - rous thing to volunteer for service against some man who had never injured them, and whom in many cases they had never seen in their lives.

    The Valley of Fear

  • To their contorted natures it had become a spirited and chival - rous thing to volunteer for service against some man who had never injured them, and whom in many cases they had never seen in their lives.

    The Valley of Fear

  • There was something so old-fashioned and chival-rous about King and his love, she felt a strange melting within her heart.

    The One Woman

  • [204: 1] Littleton does not mention Pepper when speaking of rents reserved otherwise than in money, but specifies as instances, "un chival, ou un esperon dor, ou un clovegylofer" -- a horse, a golden spur, or a clove gilliflower.

    The plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare

  • Lois A. Bolin, Ph. D., strategic consultant and co-founder of Naples Backyard History, the educational arm of Naples Cultural Landscape Fund of the Community Foundation, will address the 2010 of Florida A.chivist A.nual Meeting, "The Future of A.chival Practice: Transformation through Creativity", on May 4-5.

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  • "Chivalry is all very well," said Dalton, "if there's anyone to chival about.

    Our Casualty, and Other Stories 1918

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