cniht

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cniht

  1. (Early Middle English) Alternative form of knyght

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *kneht.

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Noun[edit]

cniht m

  1. boy
  2. (male) servant, attendant
  3. male of high military rank, ranking below a baron, usually previously having worked as a page or squire

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  • Middle English: knyght
    • English: knight
    • Scots: knicht
    • Yola: nickht