Definition of amour courtois in English:
Another term for courtly love.
- To St George, in his chivalry, she would have been his liege lady in a higher form of amour courtois.
- Even the poor got to sample a bit of it, because the cult of the Virgin and amour courtois essentially are facets of the same gem.
- It is by accepting or rejecting their advice that he shows himself to be worthy, and in the process teaches us the intricate rules of amour courtois.