Meaning of Knight

English: Knight
Bangla: নাইট, বীরব্রতী, ঘোড়া, দাবা খেলার ঘোড়া
Hindi: नाइट, सूरमा, सामन्त
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

a mounted soldier serving under a feudal superior in the Middle Ages.

Definition: 2

(in Europe in the Middle Ages) a man, usually of noble birth, who after an apprenticeship as page and squire was raised to honorable military rank and bound to chivalrous conduct.

Definition: 3

any person of a rank similar to that of the medieval knight.

Definition: 4

a man upon whom the nonhereditary dignity of knighthood is conferred by a sovereign because of personal merit or for services rendered to the country. In Great Britain he holds the rank next below that of a baronet, and the title Sir is prefixed to the Christian name, as in Sir John Smith.

Definition: 5

a member of any order or association that designates its members as knights.