Knighthood [noun]

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Sentence/Example of Knighthood:

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.

He swore vows of reverence and knighthood; he fell upon his knees before her, weeping, his soul white-hot with awe.

The latter had just reached the age of knighthood, a glorious event, so dearly paid for by the serfs of the seigniory.

Again and again he asked her permission to go away and earn his knighthood; again and again she refused.

There was something foreign in his air—and the half military habit, relieved by the red riband of the Bourbon knighthood.

The first to enter was an officer upon whom the honour of knighthood was to be conferred.