Pronunciation of Knight  

English Meaning

  1. A medieval tenant giving military service as a mounted man-at-arms to a feudal landholder.
  2. A medieval gentleman-soldier, usually high-born, raised by a sovereign to privileged military status after training as a page and squire.
  3. A man holding a nonhereditary title conferred by a sovereign in recognition of personal merit or service to the country.
  4. A man belonging to an order or brotherhood.
  5. A defender, champion, or zealous upholder of a cause or principle.
  6. The devoted champion of a lady.
  7. Games A chess piece, usually in the shape of a horse's head, that can be moved two squares along a rank and one along a file or two squares along a file and one along a rank. The knight is the only piece that can jump other pieces to land on an open square.
  8. To raise (a person) to knighthood.


Tamil Meaning