Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An abbreviation of Knight of the Bath, and of King's Bench.
  • An abbreviation of Knight of St. Andrew (Russia).
  • An abbreviation
  • of King's Scholar;
  • of Knight of the Sword (Sweden).
  • An abbreviation
  • of Knight Templar;
  • of Knight of the Thistle (Scotland).
  • n. An abbreviation of Knight of the Garter. See garter.
  • n. An abbreviation of Knight of Malta.
  • n. An abbreviation of Knight Bachelor.
  • n. An abbreviation of King's College;
  • n. of King's Counsel;
  • n. of Knight of the Crescent (Turkey).
  • n. An abbreviation of Knight of the Dannebrog (Denmark).
  • n. An abbreviation of Knight of the Eagle (Prussia);
  • n. of Knight of the Elephant (Denmark).
  • n. An abbreviation of Knight of Ferdinand (Spain).
  • n. An abbreviation of Knight of (the Order of) Hanover.
  • n. An abbreviation of Knights of Labor.
  • n. Abbreviations of Knight of Leopold of Austria.
  • n. An abbreviation
  • n. of Knight of St. Patrick;
  • n. of Knights of Pythias.
  • n. An abbreviation of Knight of the Redeemer (Greece).
  • n. In electricity, an abbreviation of kilowatt.

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