Examples of knighthood in a Sentence
The Queen awarded a knighthood to the famous actor.
For their bravery, they were rewarded with knighthood.
Recent Examples of knighthood from the Web
Garter Day traditionally celebrates the most senior order of knighthood in the U.K. with a special parade and service at St. George's Chapel in Windsor — the same place where Harry and Meghan tied the knot just about a month ago.
Ishiguro, who was born in Japan, received a knighthood for his services to literature.
Also getting a knighthood: Simon Schama, an English art historian and professor of art and history at Columbia University.
Starr’s knighthood was bestowed more than half a century after The Beatles first went to Buckingham Palace to receive MBE awards.
Setchell, 71, retired soon after George was born – and received a knighthood for his service.
And a trophy would undoubtedly elevate either Henry or Pallotta to knighthood, if not sainthood, in his adopted soccer home.
An announcement of Ringo's knighthood was made at the end of December and brought congratulations from many, including his fellow Beatle Sir Paul McCartney and John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono.
Martin Sorrell spent the last three decades building an obscure maker of wire baskets into a global advertising powerhouse, earning millions and a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II along the way.
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KNIGHTHOOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of knighthood for English Language Learners
: the rank or title of a knight
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