knighting

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

knighting

  1. Present participle of knight.

Noun[edit]

knighting (plural knightings)

  1. The act of making somebody a knight.
    • 2011, Nigel Saul, Chivalry in Medieval England (page 19)
      What distinguished the knighting ceremony from the established giving of arms was the semi-ritualistic character of the later event. It was much more than a coming of age. The most impressive knightings could be occasions of some grandeur.