knighthood definition

  • noun:
    • The rank, self-esteem, or vocation of a knight.
    • Behavior or qualities befitting a knight; chivalry.
    • Knights considered as friends.
    • An honour wherein a person is changed to a knight, and one can after that be known as "Sir"
    • the caliber of being a knight.
    • The knights collectively, your body of knights.
    • the smoothness, dignity, or condition of a knight, or of knights as a class; thus, chivalry.
    • The whole body of knights.
    • The ranking or self-esteem of a knight.
    • the human body of knights; knightage.
    • Knightly personality; the chivalric top-notch conduct ideal to a knight.
    • Knightly deeds.
    • aristocrats holding the ranking of knight

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