Knighthood (noun)

The rank or status of a knight, especially as conferred by a monarch or other authority, typically including the use of the title "Sir" and certain privileges.


From old english cniht (boy, servant, retainer) and -hood (condition, status).


  1. He was awarded a knighthood for his services to the country.
  2. The knighthood is a historic title that has been given to many great leaders.
  3. He was bestowed a knighthood by the Queen for his contribution to the arts.
  4. The knighthood ceremony is a formal event that is held in the presence of royalty.
  5. The knighthood is an honor that is highly respected and coveted in many countries.
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