Definition of Knighting

1. Verb. (present participle of knight) ¹



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Definition of Knighting

1. knight [v] - See also: knight

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knighting

knight-errantries
knight-errantry
knight-erratic
knight bachelor
knight banneret
knight errantry
knight in shining armor
knight in shining armour
knight marshal
knight of the square flag
knightage
knighted
knighthead
knighthood
knighthoods
knighting (current term)
knightless
knightlike
knightliness
knightlinesses
knightly
knights
knights-errant
knights bannerets
knights in shining armor
knights in shining armour
knights marshal
knightship
knightships
kniphofia

Literary usage of Knighting

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1. Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) by James Henry Ramsay (1892)
"knighting of the King. Money Grant. Statute. Treaty between Bedford and Gloucester. ... The incident of the Session was the knighting of the ..."

2. Burgage Tenure in Mediaeval England by Morley de Wolf Hemmeon (1914)
"THE THREE AIDS: RANSOM, knighting, MARRYING The ransom aid may be briefly dismissed. ... The knighting and marrying aids were unknown, the little baronial ..."

3. Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) by James Henry Ramsay (1892)
"The incident of the Session was the knighting of the young King, who received that premature distinction from the sword of his uncle John on Whitsunday (i ..."

4. A History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States by William Dunlap, Frank William Bayley, Charles Eliot Goodspeed (1918)
"dren'— the 'Woman taken in Adultery'— the 'knighting of Wilton' and a full length of Washington, small size — 'St. John and Lamb,' a copy — 'Contemplation'— ..."

5. The Library of American Biography by Jared Sparks (1854)
"Errors with Regard to the knighting of the Cabots. CABOT was about fifty-three years of age when he returned to Spain, and, after his wild life in South ..."

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