knight

[n] - originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry 2. [n] - a chessman in the shape of a horse`s head 3. [v] - raise (someone) to knighthood
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Knight

man who served his lord as a mounted warrior
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Knight

Knight noun [ Middle English knight , cniht , knight, soldier, As. cniht , cneoht , a boy, youth, attendant, military follower; akin to D. & German knecht servant; perhaps akin to English kin .] 1. A young servant or follower; a military attendant. [
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Knight

Knight transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Knighted ; present participle & verbal noun Knighting .] To dub or create (one) a knight; -- done in England by the sovereign only, who taps the kneeling candidate with a sword, saying: R
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knight

1. A young servant or follower; a military attendant. ... 2. In feudal times, a man-at-arms serving on horseback and admitted to a certain military rank with special ceremonies, including an oath to protect the distressed, maintain the right, and live a stainless life. One on whom knighthood, a dignity next below that of baronet, is conferred by th
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knight

horse noun a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
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knight

verb raise (someone) to knighthood; `The Beatles were knighted`
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Knight

• (n.) One on whom knighthood, a dignity next below that of baronet, is conferred by the sovereign, entitling him to be addressed as Sir; as, Sir John. • (v. t.) To dub or create (one) a knight; -- done in England by the sovereign only, who taps the kneeling candidate with a sword, saying: Rise, Sir ---. • (n.) In feudal times, a man
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knight

(from the article `chess`) Each player has two knights, and they begin the game on the squares between their rooks and bishops—i.e., at b1 and g1 for White and b8 and g8 for ...
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knight

now a title of honour bestowed for a variety of services, but originally in the European Middle Ages a formally professed cavalryman.[23 related articles]
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Knight

Knight is a English boy name. The meaning of the name is `noble soldier` The name Knight doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Knight seems to be unique!
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Knight

[disambiguation] Knight is a social position and honour originating in the Middle Ages. Knight may also refer to: Places: Organisms: In fiction: Other: ...
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Knight

The USS Knight was an American Buchanan Class destroyer of 1630 tons displacement launched in 1942. The USS Knight was powered by four Babcock and Wilcox oil-burning boilers providing a top speed of 36.5 knots. She carried a complement of 210 and was armed with four 5 inch guns; four 40 mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns; seven 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircra
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Knight

[comics] The Knight is the name of two fictional comic book superheroes who are properties of DC Comics. Percival Sheldrake debuted as the Knight in Batman #62 (December 1950), and was created by Bill Finger and Dick Sprang. Cyril Sheldrake debuted as the Knight in JLA #26 (February 1999), and was created by Grant Morrison and Howard Porter
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Knight

[chess] The knight (♘ ♞) is a piece in the game of chess, representing a knight (armoured cavalry). It is normally represented by a horse`s head and neck. Each player starts with two knights, which begin on the row closest to the player, one square from the corner. Expressed in algebraic notation, the white knights start on b1 and g1, w
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Knight

A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the monarch or country, especially in a military capacity. Historically, in Europe knighthood, has been conferred upon mounted warriors. During the High Middle Ages, knighthood was considered a class of lower nobility. By the Late Mid
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knight

knight, in ancient and medieval history, a noble who did military service as a mounted warrior.Sections in this article:IntroductionThe Knight in Ancient HistoryThe Knight in Medieval HistorySince the Middle AgesBibliography
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Knight

Historically, a knight was an honourable military rank which was bestowed upon a noble who had served as a page and squire by the king. Today a knight is a social title bestowed upon people for supposed service to the crown or country, and entitles them to be called 'Sir' rather than 'Mister'.
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knight

lowest of the titled ranks in England. A knight has Sir before his name and his wife is addressed as Lady.
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Knight

[surname] Knight is a surname. Notable persons with that surname include: ==A== ==B== ==C== ==D== ==E== ==F== ==G== ==H== ==J== ==K== ==L== ==M== ==N== ==P== ==R== ==S== ==T== ==W== ==Z== ...
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Knight

[playing card] A knight is a French Tarot playing card with a picture of a young man riding horse on it. The usual rank of a knight, within its suit, is as if it were a 12 (that is, between the queen and the jack). In Latin suited playing cards such as La Baraja and the oldest Western playing cards, the knights take the place of queens. ==H
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Knight

man who served his lord as a mounted warrior
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Knight

A military aristocrat in medieval Europe and England who swore service as a vassal to a liege lord i
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