meaning and origin of ‘knight in shining armour’

  Lancelot and Guinevere, illustration by N.C. Wyeth, for The Boy’s King Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory’s History of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table, 1917 – image: Encyclopædia Britannica     The expression knight in shining armour denotes a person regarded as a medieval knight in respect of his chivalrous spirit, especially […]

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