Definitions

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  • adj. Not knighted.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ knighted

Examples

  • How many bills unsigned? who many MPs unknighted and Labour placemen not ennobled or disrobed for their corruption?

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • Then, since Arthur was as yet unknighted, King Kador of Cornwall, who was brother of King Uther, made him a knight.

    King Arthur's Knights The Tales Re-told for Boys & Girls

  • For want of a victim to assuage his ire, the Regent disgraced Sir John Fastolfe, whom he unknighted and ungartered, in order to punish him for the defeat at Patay; and he wrote that the English reverses had been caused by 'a disciple and lyme of the Feende, called the Pucelle, that used fals enchantements and sorcerie. '

    Joan of Arc

  • Fastolfe, whom he unknighted and ungartered, in order to punish him for the defeat at Patay; and he wrote that the English reverses had been caused by 'a disciple and lyme of the Feende, called the Pucelle, that used fals enchantements and sorcerie. '

    Joan of Arc

  • There was an unfortunate prophet, the name of Peter, who had greatly increased King John's terrors by predicting that he would be unknighted (which the King supposed to signify that he would die) before the Feast of the Ascension should be past.

    A child`s history of England

  • There was an unfortunate prophet, the name of Peter, who had greatly increased King John's terrors by predicting that he would be unknighted

    A Child's History of England

  • There was an unfortunate prophet, the name of Peter, who had greatly increased King John’s terrors by predicting that he would be unknighted (which the King supposed to signify that he would die) before the Feast of the Ascension should be past.

    A Child's History of England

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