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er·rant·ry

 (ĕr′ən-trē)
n.
The condition of traveling or roving about, especially in search of adventure.

errantry

(ˈɛrəntrɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Historical Terms) the way of life of a knight errant

er•rant•ry

(ˈɛr ən tri)

n., pl. -ries.
conduct or performance like that of a knight-errant.
[1645–55]
References in classic literature ?
From those early impressions, the grand enterprise of the great fur companies, and the hazardous errantry of their associates in the wild parts of our vast continent, have always been themes of charmed interest to me; and I have felt anxious to get at the details of their adventurous expeditions among the savage tribes that peopled the depths of the wilderness.
The stories, themes, and aesthetics performed in Un bufalo reject the sensibilities of monolingualism, root, and territory in favor of errantry, relation, rhizome, and creolization.
He renounces his knight errantry "by God's mercy," writes his will, receives absolution, and, as the narrator remarks, "gave up the ghost, I mean to say, he died.
Throughout, one feels a sense of errantry in how each text navigates the central tropes and political implications of his work.
Instead, he reinterprets the lessons about knight errantry to
Satima (Toulou Kiki), her husband, Kidane (Ibrahim Ahmed), and their daughter, Toya (Layla Walet Mohamed), chose the place because there's still some grass and water left for their herd, but soon they will be forced to resume their errantry on the thousand plateaus of the Sahara.
In the process of technologizing and industrializing Arthurian England by way of his superior, because practically derived "magic," however, Morgan's "Americanizing" project is met with resistance by the magician, Merlin, who, to the Connecticut Yankee, represents superstition--the outmoded Old World mode of knowledge intrinsic to primitive societies under the aegis of "the Established Church" -and the British knight errantry that relies for it political power over the masses on that Church-authorized superstition.
The process of creolization that both Rhys in her short story and Glissant in his critical writing emphasize requires errantry and makes it possible.
Lorenzo, who has chosen to pursue letters over arms, and poetry over science, is treated to two discourses: one on how knight errantry itself is a science, and the other on the vices and virtues of poetry.
Direction, errantry, exile, and the changes that accompany displacement in time and space, are recurrent themes throughout the novel.
narrative of temptation, errantry, marriage and imperium which medieval