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knights


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Preferred Term

knights

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Men typically of noble birth, who, under European feudalism, held their rank, privileges, and landed estates from higher ranking individuals, in return for service as armed and mounted warriors or for providing another to fulfill this service in their stead. Use also for those who receive the title as a mark of honor and social distinction.

Variations

knights (landholders)

knights and knighthood

knight

knight's

knights'

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