Monday, March 11, 2013

Knight 03/11/2013 GFX Definition of the Day

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Knight 03/11/2013 GFX Definition of the Day knight noun /nīt/ (in the Middle Ages) A man who served his sovereign or lord as a mounted soldier in armor (in the Middle Ages) A man raised by a sovereign to honorable military rank after service as a page and squire A man devoted to the service of a woman or a cause - in all your quarrels I will be your knight (in ancient Rome) A member of the class of equites (in ancient Greece) A citizen of the second class in Athens (in the UK) A man awarded a nonhereditary title by the sovereign in recognition of merit or service and entitled to use the honorific “Sir” in front of his name A chess piece, typically with its top shaped like a horse's head, that moves by jumping to the opposite corner of a rectangle two squares by three #LetsGetWordy #dailygfxdef #Knighted
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