knight banneret

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noun, plural knights bannerets.


Nearby words

  1. knifepoint,
  2. kniferest,
  3. knifing,
  4. knight,
  5. knight bachelor,
  6. knight errant,
  7. knight errantry,
  8. knight in shining armor,
  9. knight marshal,
  10. knight of the bath

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.

    The Bruce|John Barbour


British Dictionary definitions for knight banneret

knight banneret

noun plural knights bannerets

another name for a banneret
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