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 Knights of the Blade.Knights of the Cleaver. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Knights of the Chamber
or Chamber Knights, are knights bachelors made in times of peace in the presence chamber, and not in the camp. Being military men, they differ from “carpet knights,” who are always civilians.   1

 Knights of the Blade.Knights of the Cleaver. 

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