knight noun

1 in the Middle Ages

ADJ. medieval | chivalrous, noble | armoured | mounted

PHRASES a knight errant tales of medieval knights errant, wandering in search of chivalrous adventures | a knight in armour, a knight in shining armour (figurative, humorous) She's still waiting for a knight in shining armour to come and rescue her.

2 man given an honour by the king/queen > Note at PEER