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The paladins of Charlemagne were all scattered by the battle of Roncesvallës.

The champions of Didʹerick were all assassinated at the instigation of Chriemhilʹda, the bride of Ezzel, King of the Huns.

The Knights of the Round Table were all extirpated by the fatal battle of Camlan.

Chivalry. The six following clauses may be considered almost as axioms of the Arthuʹrian romances:—

(1) There was no braver or more noble king than Arthur.

(2) No fairer or more faithless wife than Guinʹiver.

(3) No truer pair of lovers than Tristan and Iseult (or Tristram and Ysolde).

(4) No knight, more faithful than Sir Kaye.

(5) None so brave and amorous as Sir Launʹcelot.

(6) None so virtuous as Sir Galʹahad.

The flower of Chivalry. William Douglas, Lord of Liddesdale. (Fourteenth century.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Chip or Chips
Chip of the Old Block (A)
Chiron [Kiron]
Chirping Cup or Glass
Chisel
Chitty-faced
Chivairy
Chivy
Chivy or Chivvy
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Chœreas [Kereas]
Choice Spirit (A)
Choke
Choke-pear
Choker (A)
Chop and Chops