What does the word knight mean?

Usage examples for knight

  1. He was a strong knight of his body, exceeding rich in goods and kin. – Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut by Wace
  2. When the knight saw the apples he was astonished, and asked where they came from. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  3. He was a knight. – Maggie: A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane