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unknightly

[uhn-nahyt-lee] /ʌnˈnaɪt li/
adjective
1.
unworthy of a knight.
2.
not like a knight.
adverb
3.
in a manner unworthy of a knight.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English (adj.); see un-1, knightly
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  • Who swore a fierce, unknightly oath he would not let him go.

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