Part of speech: verb

To confer knighthood upon.

Part of speech: noun

Anciently, a gentleman trained to arms; hence, a champion.

Part of speech: noun

The holder of a title next below that of baronet.

Part of speech: noun

A chessman bearing a horse's head.

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Usage examples "knight":

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