knightage

noun knight·age \-ītij\

Definition of knightage

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  knights or a body of knights the king and all his knightage

  2. 2 :  a register and account of knights the several knightages and peerages that register men of nobility and note

  3. 3 :  knighthood hardy service may win a commoner knightage

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