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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 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

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

The knighthood was a tremendous honour, I don't dismiss it. But I feel embarrassed by the flowery, theatrical stuff that goes with being an actor.
Anthony Hopkins

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

I don't know why they gave me a knighthood - though it's very nice of them - but I only ever use the title in the U.S. The Americans insist on it and get offended if I don't.
Anthony Hopkins
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Knighthood Translations

knighthood in Swedish is adelskap

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