knight (n.)
devotee, servant, follower [male or female]
AW I.iii.111[Steward to Countess, of Helena's thoughts about herself] Dian no queen of virgins, that would suffer her poor knight surprised without rescue
MA V.iii.13[Balthasar singing, of Hero] Pardon ... / Those that slew thy virgin knight
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