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Knight vs. Sabaton

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Knightnoun

A warrior, especially of the Middle Ages.

‘King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table’;

Sabatonnoun

(historical) A mediaeval armour (usually steel) covering for the foot; a flexible armour shoe.

Knightnoun

A young servant or follower; a military attendant.

Sabatonnoun

armor plate that protects the foot; consists of mail with a solid toe and heel

Knightnoun

Nowadays, a person on whom a knighthood has been conferred by a monarch.

Sabaton

A sabaton or solleret is part of a knight's body armor that covers the foot.

Knightnoun

(chess) 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 intervening pieces.

Knightnoun

A playing card bearing the figure of a knight; the knave or jack.

Knightverb

(transitive) To confer knighthood upon.

‘The king knighted the young squire.’;

Knightverb

To promote (a pawn) to a knight.

Knightnoun

A young servant or follower; a military attendant.

Knightnoun

In feudal times, a man-at-arms serving on horseback and admitted to a certain military rank with special ceremonies, including an oath to protect the distressed, maintain the right, and live a stainless life.

‘Knights, by their oaths, should right poor ladies' harms.’;

Knightnoun

A piece used in the game of chess, usually bearing a horse's head.

Knightnoun

A playing card bearing the figure of a knight; the knave or jack.

Knightverb

To dub or create (one) a knight; - done in England by the sovereign only, who taps the kneeling candidate with a sword, saying: Rise, Sir --.

‘A soldier, by the honor-giving handOf CŒur-de-Lion knighted in the field.’;

Knightnoun

originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit

Knightnoun

a chessman in the shape of a horse's head; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)

Knightverb

raise (someone) to knighthood;

‘The Beatles were knighted’;

Knight

A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a head of state (including the pope) or representative for service to the monarch, the church or the country, especially in a military capacity.Knighthood finds origins in the Greek hippeis and hoplite (ἱππεῖς) and Roman eques and centurion of classical antiquity.In the Early Middle Ages in Europe, knighthood was conferred upon mounted warriors. During the High Middle Ages, knighthood was considered a class of lower nobility.

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