Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. knighthood; state of being a knight
  • n. knights collectively

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The body of knights, taken collectively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The body of knights; the aggregate of those persons who have been created knights: as, the knightage of the United Kingdom.

Etymologies

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knight +‎ -age

Examples

  • One great man to a house is the usual country allowance, and many are not very long in letting out who theirs are; but Puffington seemed to have the whole peerage, baronetage, and knightage at command.

    Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour

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