Examples of knighthood in a Sentence
The Queen awarded a knighthood to the famous actor.
For their bravery, they were rewarded with knighthood.
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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.
Sandra has organized a party to celebrate Mike’s recent knighthood, capping his long career in law enforcement.
Last month, he was honored with a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II for services to music and his charity work.
Sir Alexander Fleming's discovery of penicillin in 1928 was so revolutionary that the Scottish physician received a Nobel Prize, a knighthood, and a spot on TIME's list of the most important people of the 20th century.
Queen Elizabeth II even got her husband a special gift for their platinum anniversary in the form of a knighthood.
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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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