knightess

noun
knight·​ess | \ ˈnītə̇s \
plural -es

Definition of knightess

1 obsolete : a woman filling the role of a knight either as a fighter or as a member of an order of chivalric import : female knight
2 : the wife of a knight

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“Knightess.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knightess. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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