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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A medieval tenant giving military service as a mounted man-at-arms to a feudal landholder.
  • n. A medieval gentleman-soldier, usually high-born, raised by a sovereign to privileged military status after training as a page and squire.
  • n. A man holding a nonhereditary title conferred by a sovereign in recognition of personal merit or service to the country.
  • n. A man belonging to an order or brotherhood.
  • n. A defender, champion, or zealous upholder of a cause or principle.
  • n. The devoted champion of a lady.
  • n. Games A chess piece, usually in the shape of a horse's head, that can be moved two squares along a rank and one along a file or two squares along a file and one along a rank. The knight is the only piece that can jump other pieces to land on an open square.
  • v. To raise (a person) to knighthood.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To confer knighthood upon.
  • v. To promote (a pawn) to a knight.
  • n. A warrior, especially of the Middle Ages.
  • n. Nowadays, a person on whom a knighthood has been conferred by a monarch.
  • n. A chess piece, often in the shape of a horse's head, that is moved two squares in one direction and one at right angles to that direction in a single move, leaping over any intervening pieces.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A young servant or follower; a military attendant.
  • n.
  • n. 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.
  • 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.
  • n. A champion; a partisan; a lover.
  • n. A piece used in the game of chess, usually bearing a horse's head.
  • n. A playing card bearing the figure of a knight; the knave or jack.
  • v. 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 ---.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. A boy; a youth; a young man.
  • n. An attendant or servant; especially, a military attendant; a man-at-arms; a soldier.
  • n. Specifically In Europe during the middle ages, a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry, first as page and afterward as squire to the sovereign, or to some earl, baron, or other superior lord, to whom he attached himself, and whom he was bound to follow to war on horseback.
  • n. In Great Britain in modern times, a man upon whom a certain honorary dignity has been conferred by a sovereign as a reward of personal merit of some kind, without reference to birth or possessions, and in no way involving military service, which disappeared as a feature of knighthood with the other institutions of chivalry.
  • n. A champion; a warrior; especially, a champion devoted to the service of another; a defender.
  • n. One of the pieces in the game of chess, having usually the figure of a horse's head.
  • n. In card-playing, the knave or jack. Abbreviated knt., or in combination K. (as K. G., Knight of the Garter; K. C. B., Knight Commander of the Bath).
  • n. A branch of the fraternity of Freemasons in the United states, with an organization based upon that of the medieval order of the same name.
  • To dub or create a knight; confer the honor of knighthood upon. The ceremony is regularly performed by touching the person on whom the dignity is conferred with a sword as he kneels. See accolade, 1.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
  • n. originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
  • v. raise (someone) to knighthood
  • Equivalent
    Verb Form
    knighted    knighting    knights   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    chessman    chess piece    gentle    entitle    ennoble   
    knighted    knighting   
    Words with the same meaning
    champion    partisan    lover    younger    chevalier    cavalier    knight-errant    errant    paladin    bachelor   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Bright    Dwight    Night    White    Wight    Wright    alight    allright    alright    beit   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    warrior    soldier    lord    gentleman    priest    servant    brother    lover    monk    baron