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knighted

We have found lemma(root) word of knighted : knight.

Definitions


[nʌɪt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- (in the Middle Ages) a man who served his sovereign or lord as a mounted soldier in armour.

- (in the UK) a man awarded a non-hereditary title by the sovereign in recognition of merit or service and entitled to use the honorific ‘Sir’ in front of his name.

- a chess piece, typically with its top shaped like a horse's head, that moves by jumping to the opposite corner of a rectangle two squares by three. Each player starts the game with two knights.


Phrases:
- knight in shining armour
- knight of the road

Origin:
Old English cniht ‘boy, youth, servant’, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch knecht and German Knecht. knight (sense 2 of the noun) dates from the mid 16th century; the uses relating to Greek and Roman history derive from comparison with medieval knights


[nʌɪt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- invest (someone) with the title of knight
(e.g: he was knighted for his services to industry)


Phrases:
- knight in shining armour
- knight of the road

Origin:




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