Lancelot


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Lan·ce·lot

 (lăn′sə-lət, -lŏt′, län′-)
n.
In Arthurian legend, a Knight of the Round Table whose love affair with Queen Guinevere resulted in a war with King Arthur.

Lancelot

(ˈlɑːnslət)
n
(European Myth & Legend) (in Arthurian legend) one of the Knights of the Round Table; the lover of Queen Guinevere

Lan•ce•lot

(ˈlæn sə lət, -ˌlɒt, ˈlɑn-)

n.
Sir, the greatest of King Arthur's knights and the lover of Queen Guinevere.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lancelot - (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round TableLancelot - (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table; friend of King Arthur until (according to some versions of the legend) he became the lover of Arthur's wife Guinevere
Arthurian legend - the legend of King Arthur and his court at Camelot
Translations

Lancelot

[ˈlɑːnslət] NLanzarote
References in classic literature ?
They had analyzed and parsed it and torn it to pieces in general until it was a wonder there was any meaning at all left in it for them, but at least the fair lily maid and Lancelot and Guinevere and King Arthur had become very real people to them, and Anne was devoured by secret regret that she had not been born in Camelot.
"Ruby, you must be King Arthur and Jane will be Guinevere and Diana must be Lancelot. But first you must be the brothers and the father.
Diana and Jane and Ruby only waited long enough to see it caught in the current and headed for the bridge before scampering up through the woods, across the road, and down to the lower headland where, as Lancelot and Guinevere and the King, they were to be in readiness to receive the lily maid.
``Was it in battle that Lancelot de Lac and Sir Tristram won renown?
``Ay, but I promise you,'' said De Bracy, ``that neither Tristram nor Lancelot would have been match, hand to hand, for Richard Plantagenet, and I think it was not their wont to take odds against a single man.''
-or Rocinante, for that, ladies mine, is my horse's name, and Don Quixote of La Mancha is my own; for though I had no intention of declaring myself until my achievements in your service and honour had made me known, the necessity of adapting that old ballad of Lancelot to the present occasion has given you the knowledge of my name altogether prematurely.
And at a stately sideboard, by the wine, That fragrant smell diffused, in order stood Tall stripling youths rich-clad, of fairer hue Than Ganymed or Hylas; distant more, Under the trees now tripped, now solemn stood, Nymphs of Diana's train, and Naiades With fruits and flowers from Amalthea's horn, And ladies of the Hesperides, that seemed Fairer than feigned of old, or fabled since Of faery damsels met in forest wide By knights of Logres, or of Lyones, Lancelot, or Pelleas, or Pellenore.
His friends frequently wrangle warmly as to whether he is most like Bayard, Lancelot, or Happy Hooligan.
Crawley; and I'll run Lancelot against him for fifty.
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On their wedding night, Lancelot, steeling himself for a horrible experience, was instead met by the sight of the most beautiful woman he had ever seen.
The drama begins in media res; Guinevere and Lancelot have already committed adultery, the fellowship of the Round Table is broken with Lancelot's rescue of her, and Lancelot exiled.