knighthood

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knight·hood

noun \ˈnīt-ˌhd\

: the rank or title of a knight

Full Definition of KNIGHTHOOD

1
:  the rank, dignity, or profession of a knight
2
:  the qualities befitting a knight :  chivalry
3
:  knights as a class or body

Examples of KNIGHTHOOD

  1. The Queen awarded a knighthood to the famous actor.
  2. For their bravery, they were rewarded with knighthood.

First Known Use of KNIGHTHOOD

13th century

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