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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One made a knight, for some other than military distinction or service.
  • n. See under Carpet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a knight who spends his time in luxury and idleness (knighted on the carpet at court rather than on the field of battle)


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