from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One made a knight, for some other than military distinction or service.
- n. See under Carpet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a knight who spends his time in luxury and idleness (knighted on the carpet at court rather than on the field of battle)
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