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Knecht, in German, means in general a male servant, and can refer to a servant of a sovereignty such as a mercenary foot soldier (see Landsknecht)[1] or the classic farm servant (Bauernknecht); the female equivalent in old German is "Magd" (Maid). Dutch uses the word in the same fashion. Etymologically, it is the cognate of English "knight". It may also refer to:

It may also refer to:


  1. ^ Duden; Origin and meaning of "Landsknecht", in German. [1]

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