Definition of Knight

Knight n. means: 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.

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Knight n. means: 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.

Meaning of Knight

Knight (n.) means: 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.

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Knight-errant (n.): A wandering knight; a knight who traveled in search of adventures, for the purpose of exhibiting military skill, prowess, and generosity.

Knight-er-ratic (a.): Pertaining to a knight-errant or to knight-errantry.

Knight banneret (): A knight who carried a banner, who possessed fiefs to a greater amount than the knight bachelor, and who was obliged to serve in war with a greater number of attendants. The dignity was sometimes conferred by the sovereign in person on the field of battle.

Knight (n.): A playing card bearing the figure of a knight; the knave or jack.

Knight (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 ---.

Knight-errantries (pl. ): of Knight-errantry

Knight-errants (pl. ): of Knight-errant

Armiger (n.): Formerly, an armor bearer, as of a knight, an esquire who bore his shield and rendered other services. In later use, one next in degree to a knight, and entitled to armorial bearings. The term is now superseded by esquire.

Bachelor (n.): A knight who had no standard of his own, but fought under the standard of another in the field; often, a young knight.

Esquire (n.): Originally, a shield-bearer or armor-bearer, an attendant on a knight; in modern times, a title of dignity next in degree below knight and above gentleman; also, a title of office and courtesy; -- often shortened to squire.

Knight bachelor (): A knight of the most ancient, but lowest, order of English knights, and not a member of any order of chivalry. See Bachelor, 4.

Chivalry (n.): A tenure of lands by knight's service; that is, by the condition of a knight's performing service on horseback, or of performing some noble or military service to his lord.

Knightly (a.): Of or pertaining to a knight; becoming a knight; chivalrous; as, a knightly combat; a knightly spirit.

Knighted (imp. & p. p.): of Knight

Knighting (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Knight

Ale-knight (n.): A pot companion.

Knightless (a.): Unbecoming a knight.

Knight baro-net (): See Baronet.

Knightly (adv.): In a manner becoming a knight.

Knights bannerets (pl. ): of Knight banneret

Knights bachelors (pl. ): of Knight bachelor

Custrel (n.): An armor-bearer to a knight.

Knights Templars (pl. ): of Knight Templar

Knight (n.): A champion; a partisan; a lover.

Errantry (n.): The employment of a knight-errant.

Cavalier (n.): A military man serving on horseback; a knight.

Sir (n.): A title prefixed to the Christian name of a knight or a baronet.

Chevalier (n.): A horseman; a knight; a gallant young man.

Donship (n.): The quality or rank of a don, gentleman, or knight.

Knightliness (n.): The character or bearing suitable for a knight; chivalry.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Knight

Meaning of bachelor

bachelor means: In feudal times, a young knight in the service of another knight, Often was the sexual partner of the older knight.

Meaning of GLADYS KNIGHT

GLADYS KNIGHT means: Gladys Knight is London Cockney rhyming slang for defecate (shite).

Meaning of DRK 

DRK  means: (abrv.) (n.) Dark Knight

Meaning of Knight of the golden grummet

Knight of the golden grummet means: In anal intercourse the man who fucks, as opposed to the one who is fucked.

Meaning of gladys

gladys means: Noun. An act of defecation. Rhyming slang on Gladys Knight, meaning 'shite'. See 'shite'.

Meaning of Knight-errant

Knight-errant means: A wandering knight; a knight who traveled in search of adventures, for the purpose of exhibiting military skill, prowess, and generosity.

Meaning of Knight-er-ratic

Knight-er-ratic means: Pertaining to a knight-errant or to knight-errantry.

Meaning of Knight banneret

Knight banneret means: A knight who carried a banner, who possessed fiefs to a greater amount than the knight bachelor, and who was obliged to serve in war with a greater number of attendants. The dignity was sometimes conferred by the sovereign in person on the field of battle.

Meaning of Knight

Knight means: A playing card bearing the figure of a knight; the knave or jack.

Meaning of Knight

Knight means: 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 ---.

Meaning of Knight-errantries

Knight-errantries means: of Knight-errantry

Meaning of Knight-errants

Knight-errants means: of Knight-errant

Meaning of Armiger

Armiger means: Formerly, an armor bearer, as of a knight, an esquire who bore his shield and rendered other services. In later use, one next in degree to a knight, and entitled to armorial bearings. The term is now superseded by esquire.

Meaning of Bachelor

Bachelor means: A knight who had no standard of his own, but fought under the standard of another in the field; often, a young knight.

Meaning of Esquire

Esquire means: Originally, a shield-bearer or armor-bearer, an attendant on a knight; in modern times, a title of dignity next in degree below knight and above gentleman; also, a title of office and courtesy; -- often shortened to squire.

Meaning of Knight bachelor

Knight bachelor means: A knight of the most ancient, but lowest, order of English knights, and not a member of any order of chivalry. See Bachelor, 4.

Meaning of Chivalry

Chivalry means: A tenure of lands by knight's service; that is, by the condition of a knight's performing service on horseback, or of performing some noble or military service to his lord.

Meaning of Knightly

Knightly means: Of or pertaining to a knight; becoming a knight; chivalrous; as, a knightly combat; a knightly spirit.

Meaning of Knighted

Knighted means: of Knight

Meaning of Knighting

Knighting means: of Knight

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Churlish

Churlish means: Wanting pliancy; unmanageable; unyielding; not easily wrought; as, a churlish soil; the churlish and intractable nature of some minerals.

Meaning of Direction

Direction means: The body of managers of a corporation or enterprise; board of directors.

Meaning of Fugaciousness

Fugaciousness means: Fugacity.

Meaning of Schizopod

Schizopod means: Alt. of Schizopodous

Meaning of Spading

Spading means: of Spade

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of PHENNIES

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Meaning of dole

dole means: Noun. Social security benefits. {Informal}

Meaning of gouranga

gouranga means: all out Gouranga be happy. Gouranga Gouranga Gouranga. Say Gouranga my friend Gouranga.....That which brings the highest happiness! (ed: Would anyone like to hazard a guess as to the real meaning of this word?)

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