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synonyms for knighting

  • designate
  • nickname
  • baptize
  • bestow
  • call
  • christen
  • confer
  • denominate
  • entitle
  • knight
  • style
  • tag
  • term
  • title
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How to use knighting in a sentence

And in this way the ceremony of knighting the poor man was concluded.
A TREASURY OF HEROES AND HEROINESCLAYTON EDWARDS
Nearly every morning before school, Dan was up early making articles which could be used at the grand knighting ceremony.
DAN CARTER AND THE MONEY BOXMILDRED A. WIRT
There's more knighting than comes from the King's hand, my good Philpotts.
SIR CHRISTOPHERMAUD WILDER GOODWIN
By permission of the King he then exercised the privileges of his new rank by knighting nine noble squires.
THE HISTORY OF CHIVALRY, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES MILLS
In the north, the last great knighting, when 'twas God's great mercy we were not all knights.
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYSROBERT DODSLEY
One sees that the coronation is a larger knighting, and kingship a larger knighthood.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME I OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
She was three long days at Rye Royal—knighting of fat Mayors.
REWARDS AND FAIRIESRUDYARD KIPLING
The Emperor showed his recognition of the gallant services by knighting the young man on the field of battle.
HERO TALES AND LEGENDS OF THE RHINELEWIS SPENCE
The knighting and tourney will come after the bridal, however, and it is easier to explain the two things separately.
LIFE ON A MEDIAEVAL BARONYWILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Of the actual ceremony of the knighting of Mr. Drake they had a very fair view, though the figures were little and far away.
BY WHAT AUTHORITY?ROBERT HUGH BENSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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