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Definition of Knighthood

Knighthood

  1. The character, dignity, or condition of a knight, or of knights as a class; hence, chivalry.
  2. The whole body of knights.

Knighthood Quotations

I'm glad a genre writer has got a knighthood, but stunned that it was me.
Terry Pratchett

The knighthood I received was a fantastic honour but it's not something I've ever used and I don't think I ever will.
Sean Connery

I found the offer of a knighthood something that I couldn't possibly accept. I found it to be somehow squalid, a knighthood. There's a relationship to government about knights.
Harold Pinter

The culmination of three trophies was the pinnacle of my career and it has been rewarded with a knighthood.
Alex Ferguson

One of the nicest things about receiving the accolade of Australia is that, previously, the knighthood was historically for what was termed 'the establishment.' Now, this is an accolade for somebody who comes from a working-class background. Someone whose father was a truck driver and decided to buy a truck.
Lindsay Fox
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Knighthood Translations

knighthood in Swedish is adelskap
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