A military distinction. Also, the character, dignity, or condition of a knight.
Related term(s): Knight; Chivalry; Knightliness; Knightly; Knightage; Knight-bachelor
Category: Knighthood and Chivalry
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 264.
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