knight

[ US /ˈnaɪt/ ]
[ UK /nˈa‍ɪt/ ]
VERB
  1. raise (someone) to knighthood
    The Beatles were knighted
NOUN
  1. a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
  2. originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
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How To Use knight In A Sentence

  • An. There's a testrill of me too: if one knight giue a Twelfth Night (1623 First Folio Edition)
  • I see his sensibility as basically that of an earlier age: he is a chivalric knight devoted to his lady; this devotion is like that of a medieval Christian who lives in the world yet profoundly venerates the Virgin Mary. Sena Jeter Naslund - An interview with author
  • One of the region's top teachers was awarded a knighthood in recognition of his services to education.
  • So my idea is that we need these shining knights from the castle to journey forth on a quest.
  • England's wars, waged successfully by humble bowmen as well as knights and noblemen, created among all ranks a self-confidence that warmed English hearts.
  • Her job was to work the bar on weeknights, except Thursday, and Sunday night, and on Monday to Friday she had to work the golf course.
  • And 'offloaded' him into a Master in anticipation of the great dark knight? The Tao Of Sith
  • Knighthood was given for displays of valour and courage, and he would need more experience to be in the position for that.
  • The flame was glorious - radiant with the colours of antique knighthood and the flashing gallantries of the past; but no substance fed it; flaring wildly, it tossed to and fro in the wind; it was suddenly put out.
  • Of this cruel knight and felonous you have avenged this country. The High History of the Holy Graal
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