knight

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Synonyms for knight

a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse

raise (someone) to knighthood

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Notoriously violent in his Whiggism, in 1685 Lovelace was summoned before the Court of King's Bench for 'encouraging and abetting' his servant in beating one of the candidates for knight of the shire for Berkshire within an inch of his life.
Look at Mick Jagger, the street fighting man of the time, now a knight of the shires and a fixture, I'm told, in the Long Room at Lords Cricket Ground.
You'd have to say not, but if it does come off, it wouldn't be the first time the knight of the shires has dumbfounded us.
All we know for sure is that the Knight of the Shires analysed Liverpool's Champions League adventures right through to the final shoot-out.
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