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knighthood (plural knighthoods)
- An honour whereby one is made into a knight, and one can thereafter be called "Sir"
- He's got an OBE, and MBE and his recent work should entitle him to a knighthood.
- The quality of being a knight.
- The knights collectively, the body of knights.
an honour whereby one is made into a knight
quality of being a knight