knight banneret

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noun, plural knights bannerets.

Origin of knight banneret

First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for knight banneret

  • It was probably owing to his great wealth that his son was made a knight-banneret, and his grandson became Earl of Suffolk.

  • Ceremonies on his becoming a knight-banneret, ib.His remarkable generousness, 52.

  • Some fortune was, however, always thought necessary for the support of the dignity of knight-banneret.

  • According to Le Bel, Douglas had with him the knight-banneret and six others of the most distinguished men of his country.

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British Dictionary definitions for knight banneret

knight banneret

noun plural knights bannerets

another name for a banneret

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