from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The body of knights; the aggregate of those persons who have been created knights: as, the knightage of the United Kingdom.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The body of knights, taken collectively.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
knighthood; state of being a knight
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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.