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knights, plural;
  1. Invest (someone) with the title of knight

  1. (in the Middle Ages) A man who served his sovereign or lord as a mounted soldier in armor

  2. (in the Middle Ages) A man raised by a sovereign to honorable military rank after service as a page and squire

  3. A man devoted to the service of a woman or a cause
    • - in all your quarrels I will be your knight
  4. (in ancient Rome) A member of the class of equites

  5. (in ancient Greece) A citizen of the second class in Athens

  6. (in the UK) A man awarded a nonhereditary title by the sovereign in recognition of merit or service and entitled to use the honorific “Sir” in front of his name

  7. A chess piece, typically with its top shaped like a horse's head, that moves by jumping to the opposite corner of a rectangle two squares by three

  1. originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
  2. raise (someone) to knighthood; "The Beatles were knighted"
  3. a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
  4. A knight was a member of the warrior class of the Middle Ages in Europe who followed a code of law called "chivalry". In other Indo-European languages, cognates of cavalier or rider are more prevalent (e.g. ...
  5. Portrait of a Knight is a painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Vittore Carpaccio. It is housed in the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection of Madrid; it was put up for sale by heirs of the American collector Otto Kahn after his death and sold to Heinrich Thyssen in 1935.
  6. Warrior is a character class (or job) found in many role-playing games. This class may also be referred to as Fighter, as in Dungeons & Dragons. The class is sometimes also referred to as a Knight, although in some games this is a separate class with a more chivalric aspect. ...
  7. The knight is a piece in the game of chess, representing a knight (armoured cavalry). It is normally represented by a horse's head and neck. Each player starts with two knights, which start on the rank closest to the player, one square from the corner. ...
  8. The Knight is the name of two fictional characters, they are comic book superheroes published by DC Comics.
  9. This is a list of alternate base character classes to the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. As base classes rather than prestige classes, they can be taken by newly created characters without need for any prerequisites.
  10. A warrior, especially of the Middle Ages; Nowadays, a person on whom a knighthood has been conferred by a monarch; A chess piece, often in the shape of a horse's head, that is moved two squares in one direction and one at right angles to that direction in a single move, leaping over any ...
  11. An English status surname for someone who was a mounted soldier
  12. (3. knighting) the ceremonial bestowal of a knighthood by touching somebody's shoulders with a sword. Knighthood was formerly conferred by an embrace.
  13. (Knights) A secret society and powerful presence on the Wired. Although their intentions are never made completely clear it seems that they are subordinates of Eiri Masami who is using them to gain “believers” in the Weird. The are equivalent to a cult. ...
  14. (Knights) A variant of the Armed AutoReivs used in Asura Dome City. Kazkis Proxy created and controlled them and with them, tried to kill off the remaining humans in Senex Tower.
  15. (Knights) An Anatali street gang based in District B, it is led by Trent Winslow and Sacha McDaniels. It's related in name and origin to a secret academic society on Earth. These vigilantes defend the unfortunate and forgotten in Anatali Station. ...
  16. (Knights) Bennett could kill off Kade deal
  17. (Knights) Have seen all three six seven OVER 9000 of the Star Wars flicks, including the two Clone Wars cartoon movies, at least three times. ...
  18. (knights) meophamman on Flickr
  19. Knights. One of the three countries in Aces High
  20. A respected graffiti writer whose skills are still progressing. They are not as good as a king, but are much better than a toy.
  21. lowest of the titled ranks in England. A knight has Sir before his name and his wife is addressed as Lady.
  22. In many languages, the knight translates to horse. A short-range but tricky piece, which moves in an L-shape. The knight is the only piece that can jump over other pieces, making it particularly valuable in closed positions.
  23. a brave warrior in medieval times, often from a rich family; knights had to be loyal to the king and well mannered to everyone
  24. A person recognized by the Society as one who possesses great skill at heavy list fighting and who has displayed great virtue. A Knight swears fealty to the crown. Knights claim the title "Sir," usually regardless of gender.