Definitions for knight bachelor
knight bachelor, bachelor-at-arms, bachelor(noun)
a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon
A man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organized Orders of Chivalry; the lowest rank of knight in the British honours system.
a knight of the most ancient, but lowest, order of English knights, and not a member of any order of chivalry. See Bachelor, 4
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