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Banter: MR-Disc: Nobility

Poster: "Thorpe, John" <thorpj@caepo1.columbiaSC.NCR.COM>

Greetings from Eldred!

Alfredo has a question:
%> Then the emperor asked what nobility was, to which the king
%> replied:
%> "Nobility has four aspects: first, a knight must win glory;
%> second, he must be truthful; third, he must be stalwart; and
%> fourth, he must be learned, for God abhors ignorance.  Nobility
%> means honoring one's vassals and acknowledging one's debt to
%> God."
%> * What does 'stalwart' mean?

Scripsit Lord Michael the Eclectic:

%stal-wart (adj.) 1. Strong:robust. 2. Steadfast:resolute.
%According to the Webster's II New Riverside Dictionary (Copyright 1984)
%that hides in my desk.

Actually there are further definitions:

stal-wart (verb) 1.  Arrestation of fermentation.
     (contraction)  2. To stave off a blemish(stall wart)

According to Eldred's twisty mind, all alike...  8^)

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