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Noun: knight  nIt
  1. Originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honoured by the sovereign for personal merit
     
  2. (chess) a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
    - horse
Verb: knight  nIt
  1. Raise (someone) to knighthood
    "The Beatles were knighted";
    - dub

Sounds like: knickers, nickight, n

Derived forms: knighting, knights, knighted

Type of: chess piece, chessman, ennoble, entitle, gentle [archaic], male aristocrat

Encyclopedia: Knight, WI