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noun as in chivalry

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Police in London announced an investigation into allegations that Charles’ charity the Prince’s Foundation was involved in a “cash for honors” deal in which a Saudi citizen was offered a knighthood in exchange for donations.

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In addition to protecting his head and indicating his knighthood, the mask also allowed Kylo to feel more like his grandfather and idol, Darth Vader.

At the end of his life, after the AFI dinner, the queen offered, and he accepted, a knighthood.

After his knighthood, I stop by to see him and call him Sir Alfred.

Knighted by the Queen—honorary knighthood by the Queen, I should say.

Prime Minister David Cameron responded by saying the victory should be marked in truly British style: with a knighthood.

“I hear that a new order of Knighthood is on the tapis,” the letter reads.

He then received the honour of knighthood but had retired from active service and become a director of his company.

Thereupon the Prince went to Westminster Abbey and conferred knighthood upon his companions.

On his first absence after receiving knighthood he is taken prisoner by the Lady of Malehaut, who detains him in her castle.

"Gilbert," said the nobleman, who was puffing himself up at the coach window, in his handsome red sash of the order of knighthood.

"I trust it will be found keen enough to satisfy any who question now my knighthood," came back the hot retort.

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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to knighthood, such as: courtliness, and gallantry.

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