Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A female knight; a woman of knightly character, or who is the wife of a knight.

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Examples

  • I will cheerfully weed your flowers and wax your speeder for you if you agree to instruct me in the ways of the Force so I can become a Jedi knightess.

    Parenting 101

  • I will ride in like a knightess in shining armor and save the day.

    I Used to Have a Handle on Life But It Broke

  • So here 's luck to that bold adventuress, that knightess-errant, the widow

    The Lady Paramount

  • "You must n't faint, or explode, or anything -- but the lady he's engaged to in England is your old friend -- that bold adventuress, that knightess errant -- the widow

    The Lady Paramount

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