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  Definition of knight
  1. a chessman in the shape of a horse''s head; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
  2. originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
  3. raise (someone) to knighthood; "The Beatles were knighted"
Similar Words: horse, dub

 

Hyponyms: carpet knight, knight bachelor, bachelor-at-arms, bachelor, knight banneret, knight of the square flag, banneret, Knight of the Round Table, knight-errant, Knight Templar, Templar, Geraint, Sir Geraint

 

Derivational Morphology: dub

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: konj and vitez   Croatian: konj and vitez  
Danish: ridder and springer   Dutch: paard and ridder  
Esperanto: kavaliro and ĉevalo   Finnish: ratsu and ritari  
French: cavalier and chevalier   German: Ritter and Springer  
Greek: ιππότης   Hebrew: פרש  
Hungarian: huszár and lovag   Icelandic: riddari  
Italian: cavaliere and cavallo   Japanese: ナイト and 騎士  
Latin: eques   Polish: rycerz and skoczek  
Portuguese: cavaleiro and cavalo   Russian: конь and рыцарь  
Slovak: jazdec and rytier   Slovene: konj and vitez  
Spanish: caballero and caballo   Swedish: knekt and riddare and springare  
Turkish: at and şövalye   Ukrainian: кінь and лицар  
 
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