Definition of KNIGHT

noun : KNIGHT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 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. (

    ) a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa) ;

verb : KNIGHT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) raise (someone) to knighthood; "The Beatles were knighted" ;


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