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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Aristocrats holding the rank of a mounted man-at-arms of the European feudal period.

Usage examples (35)
  • At the same time, hereditary knighthood was conferred upon the sons of noblemen.
  • Tzu-kung asked, What is it that we call knighthood?
  • According to the BBC, he called the knighthood an “unlooked for honour”.
  • The decision to recommend that Salman Rushdie receive a knighthood was a bold and correct one. for more
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