Definitions of knight
n. - A young servant or follower; a military attendant. 2
n. - In feudal times, a man-at-arms serving on horseback and admitted to a certain military rank with special ceremonies, including an oath to protect the distressed, maintain the right, and live a stainless life. 2
n. - One on whom knighthood, a dignity next below that of baronet, is conferred by the sovereign, entitling him to be addressed as Sir; as, Sir John. 2
n. - A champion; a partisan; a lover. 2
n. - A piece used in the game of chess, usually bearing a horse's head. 2
n. - A playing card bearing the figure of a knight; the knave or jack. 2
v. t. - To dub or create (one) a knight; -- done in England by the sovereign only, who taps the kneeling candidate with a sword, saying: Rise, Sir ---. 2
The word "knight" uses 6 letters: G H I K N T.
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