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

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

[playing card] A knight is a 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. ==History=
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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

[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

[comics] The Knight is the name of three 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 Port
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Knight

[chess] The knight (♘ ♞) is a piece in the game of chess, representing a knight (armored 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 each corner. ==Movement== The knight move is unusual among chess pieces. When it move
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Knight

A knight (t) 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
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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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Knight

[1802 cricketer] Knight (first name and dates unknown) was an English first-class cricketer associated with Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) who was active in the 1800s. He is recorded in one match, totalling 46 runs with a highest score of 39 not out. ==Bibliography== ...
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