KNIGHTHOOD in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of KNIGHTHOOD
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 n.  aristocrats holding the rank of knight
Classic Sentence:
1  Sir William Lucas had been formerly in trade in Meryton, where he had made a tolerable fortune, and risen to the honour of knighthood by an address to the king during his mayoralty.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
2  He could tell her nothing new of the wonders of his presentation and knighthood; and his civilities were worn out, like his information.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 27
Example Sentence:
1  Sir Joseph's knighthood was the final feather in his cap after years of dedicated service to the community.
2  He was rewarded with a knighthood for his service to the government.
3  The queen will exalt the actor Alec Guinness to the rank of knighthood.