Skillfulness in the use of the hands or body
The quality or state of being heroic
But for all their prowess, after a prolonged struggle (Avent.
Arnold, London, 1879); and his prowess is depicted on the Bayeux tapestry.
He assumed the name of Mahommed when he embraced the Mussulman faith; and on account of his military prowess he obtained the surname Alp Arslan, which signifies "a valiant lion."
One was the honour given to prowess in the chase (Polyb.
For a time the Cid, already renowned throughout Spain for his prowess in war, was even advanced by the king's favour and entrusted with high commissions of state.