knight of the road

noun informal, or facetious

a tramp
a commercial traveller
a lorry driver
obsolete a highwayman

Nearby words

  1. knight errant,
  2. knight errantry,
  3. knight in shining armor,
  4. knight marshal,
  5. knight of the bath,
  6. knight templar,
  7. knight, death and the devil,
  8. knight, frank hyneman,
  9. knight-errant,
  10. knight-errantry

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