Knight-bachelor



noun, plural knights bachelors, knight bachelors.
1.
(def 3).
noun (pl) knights bachelors, knights bachelor
1.
a person who has been knighted but who does not belong to any of the orders of knights
2.
another name for a bachelor (sense 3)

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