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Brewer's: Green Knight

(The). A Pagan, who demanded Fezon in marriage; but, overcome by Orson, resigned his claim. (Valentine and Orson.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Green Labo…

Brewer's: Knights of the Green Cloth

Same as CARPET KNIGHTS (q.v.). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Knights of the HandcuffsKnights of the Garter A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q…

Brewer's: Knights of the Garter

(See Garter.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Knights of the Green ClothKnights of the Cleaver A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U …

Brewer's: Knights of the Handcuffs

Constables, policemen, etc., who carry handcuffs for refractory or suspicious prisoners taken up by them. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Knights of the Hare…

Brewer's: Carpet Knight

One dubbed at Court by favour, not having won his spurs by military service in the field. Mayors, lawyers, and other civilians knighted as they kneel on a carpet before their sovereign. &#8…

Brewer's: Green Isle

or The Emerald Isle. Ireland; so called from the brilliant green hue of its grass. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Green KnightGreen Howards A B C D E F …

Brewer's: Green Labour

The lowest-paid labour in the tailoring trade. Such garments are sold to African gold-diggers and agricultural labourers. Soap and shoddy do more for these garments than cotton or cloth. (S…

Phil Knight

Phil Knight is the founder and CEO of the athletic gear company Nike. Knight and Nike helped start a sports business revolution in the 1970s, changing old-fashioned tennis shoes into highly specialize…

Ted Knight

Ted Knight played buffoonish and bombastic newscaster Ted Baxter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show from 1970-77. Knight won two Emmys and stole countless scenes on the show, which was one of the highest-r…

Suge Knight

Name at birth: Marion Hugh Knight, Jr.Marion "Suge" Knight co-founded Death Row Records, one of the most successful record labels of the 1990s and the company that launched the careers of such hip-hop…