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Synonyms for knight

knight (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

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knight-errant (n.)

a wandering knight travelling in search of adventure

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knight (n.)

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 (v.)

raise (someone) to knighthood

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knight errantry (n.)

quixotic (romantic and impractical) behavior

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knight bachelor (n.)

a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon

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knight errantry (n.)

(Middle Ages) the code of conduct observed by a knight errant who is wandering in search of deeds of chivalry

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knight banneret (n.)

a knight honored for valor; entitled to display a square banner and to hold higher command

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knight templar (n.)

a man who belongs to a Masonic order in the United States

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white knight (n.)

a company that is a friendly acquirer in a takeover

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