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
In 1999, Moore was awarded the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II, and knighthood followed in 2003.
Its producer, George Martin—the fifth—ended up with a knighthood, as did its driving force, Paul McCartney.
Buckingham Palace has renewed its invitation for a knighthood to science fiction legend Arthur C. Clark, the author of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
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First Known Use of knighthood
KNIGHTHOOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of knighthood for English Language Learners
: the rank or title of a knight
KNIGHTHOOD Defined for Kids
Definition of knighthood for Students
: the rank, dignity, or profession of a knight
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