Definition of 'knight'
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The white rook and knight have wandered far away from the defence of the king. Times, Sunday Times (2017)An easier option would be to hold out for a white knight, but that would require yet another costly restructuring. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The 71-year-old new knight of the realm has one of music's most impressive back catalogues. The Sun (2016)He was friendly and pretended to make a knight's move on one of mum's designer boards for the local press. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The king and the knight still have moves left. Christianity Today (2000)What a comeback from the knight of the realm. The Sun (2007)Two medieval knights stand under an orange umbrella. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Who is his knight in shining armour? The Sun (2015)The one knight who led them bade them stand and hold their shields up into a wall. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEPotential white knights would then be offered some further limited financial backing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Three times as many men are knighted as women are named a dame. The Sun (2015)Hence he protects his knight with his king. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Now many of them are knights of the realm. The Sun (2008) Medieval knights are supposed to have put tokens there. Into Africa - a social history of the East African Safari (1989)Knights in armour fly in on wires. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We're not presenting ourselves as knights on white horses. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Or perhaps we should see the show as masochistic on the part of noble culinary knight Roux. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I have replaced this with a white knight, which makes no difference to the solution. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'knight'
British English: knight NOUN
In medieval times, a knight was a man of noble birth, who served his king or lord in battle.
…the king's faithful knight.
British English: knight VERB
If someone is knighted, they are given a knighthood.
He was knighted in that year.
- American English: knight
- Brazilian Portuguese: intitular cavaleiro
- Chinese: > 骑士中世纪的
- European Spanish: conceder el título de sir
- French: nommer chevalier
- German: adeln
- Italian: fare cavaliere
- Japanese: ナイト爵位を授ける
- Korean: 기사 작위를 받다
- European Portuguese: conceder título de cavaleiro
- Spanish: conceder el título de sir
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