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English definition of “knight”

knight

noun [C]
 
 
/naɪt/
SOLDIER a man of high social rank who fought as a soldier on a horse in the pastRoyalty, aristocracy and titlesHistory
MAN WITH TITLE a man who has been given the title 'Sir' by the King or Queen in the UKRoyalty, aristocracy and titles
(Definition of knight noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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