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a mounted soldier serving under a feudal superior in the Middle Ages.
(in Europe in the Middle Ages) a man, usually of noble birth, who after an apprenticeship as page and squire was raised to honorable military rank and bound to chivalrous conduct.
any person of a rank similar to that of the medieval knight.
a man upon whom the nonhereditary dignity of knighthood is conferred by a sovereign because of personal merit or for services rendered to the country. In Great Britain he holds the rank next below that of a baronet, and the title Sir is prefixed to the Christian name, as in Sir John Smith.
a member of any order or association that designates its members as knights.
a piece shaped like a horse's head, moved one square vertically and then two squares horizontally or one square horizontally and two squares vertically.
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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 was conferred upon mounted warriors. During the High Middle Ages, knighthood was considered a class of lower nobility ...


From Middle English knight, knyght, kniht, from Old English cniht, cneht, cneoht (“ boy, youth, servant, attendant, retainer, disciple, warrior, boyhood, junior member of a guild”), from Proto-Germanic *knehtaz (compare Dutch knecht (“attendant, servant”), German Knecht (“lad, servant”), Danish knægt (“boy, lad, knave”)), ...


Define knight: a mounted man-at-arms serving a feudal superior; especially : a man ceremonially inducted into special military… — knight in a sentence.


Knight definition, a mounted soldier serving under a feudal superior in the Middle Ages. See more.


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Definition of knight - (in the Middle Ages) a man who served his sovereign or lord as a mounted soldier in armour., (in the UK) a man awarded a non-hered.


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