Definition of knighthood noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

knighthood

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈnaɪthʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnaɪthʊd//
 
 
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(in Britain) the rank or title of a knight He received a knighthood in the New Year's Honours list. He was given a knighthood for his services to literature.
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