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Knight vs. Warrior

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Main Difference

The main difference between Knight and Warrior is that the Knight is a person granted an honorary title by a monarch or other political leader and Warrior is a person specializing in combat or warfare

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  • Knight (noun)

    A warrior, especially of the Middle Ages.

    "King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table"

  • Knight (noun)

    A young servant or follower; a military attendant.

  • Knight (noun)

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

  • Knight (noun)

    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.

  • Knight (noun)

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

  • Knight (verb)

    To confer knighthood upon.

    "The king knighted the young squire."

  • Knight (verb)

    To promote (a pawn) to a knight.

  • Warrior (noun)

    A person who is actively engaged in battle, conflict or warfare; a soldier or combatant.

  • Warrior (noun)

    A person who is aggressively, courageously, or energetically involved in an activity, such as athletics.

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  • Knight (noun)

    A young servant or follower; a military attendant.

  • Knight (noun)

    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.

  • Knight (noun)

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

  • Knight (noun)

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

  • Knight

    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 --.

  • Warrior (noun)

    A man engaged or experienced in war, or in the military life; a soldier; a champion.

Webster Dictionary
  • Knight (noun)

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

  • Knight (noun)

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

  • Knight (verb)

    raise (someone) to knighthood;

    "The Beatles were knighted"

  • Warrior (noun)

    someone engaged in or experienced in warfare

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