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  1. knight

    • IPA[nʌɪt]

    英式

    • n.
      (in the Middle Ages) a man who served his sovereign or lord as a mounted soldier in armour.;(in the Middle Ages) a man raised by a sovereign to honourable military rank after service as a page and squire.
    • v.
      invest (someone) with the title of knight
    • noun: knight, plural noun: knights

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    名詞

    • 1. (in the Middle Ages) a man who served his sovereign or lord as a mounted soldier in armour.
    • (in the Middle Ages) a man raised by a sovereign to honourable military rank after service as a page and squire.
    • historical a gentleman representing a shire or county in Parliament.
    • literary a man devoted to the service of a woman or a cause in all your quarrels I will be your knight
    • (in ancient Rome) a member of the class of equites.
    • (in ancient Greece) a citizen of the second class in Athens, called hippeus in Greek.
    • 2. (in the UK) a man awarded a non-hereditary title by the sovereign in recognition of merit or service and entitled to use the honorific ‘Sir’ in front of his name.
    • 3. 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. Each player starts the game with two knights.

    動詞

    • 1. invest (someone) with the title of knight he was knighted for his services to industry
    • n.
      a person or thing that comes to someone's aid.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a person or thing that comes to someone's aid.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a medieval knight wandering in search of chivalrous adventures.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a medieval knight wandering in search of chivalrous adventures.

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    • n.
      a person or company making a possibly hostile counter offer for a company already facing a ...

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    • n.
      (in the Middle Ages) the tenure of land by a knight on condition of performing military service.

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    • n.
      a very high class in some orders of knighthood.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      an officer of the royal household with judicial functions.

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    美式

    • n.
      (in the Middle Ages) a man who served his sovereign or lord as a mounted soldier in armor.
    • v.
      invest (someone) with the title of knight: he was knighted for his services to industry

    Oxford American Dictionary