Knight Templar

Knight Templar
Knight Templar
pl. Knights Templars
1. a member of a military and religious order established among the Crusaders about 1118 Knights Templar
2. a member of a certain order of Masons

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  • Knight Templar — Knight Tem plar; pl. {Knights Templars}. See {Commandery}, n., 3, and also {Templar}, n., 1 and 3. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knight Templar — The term Knight Templar may refer to:* Knights Templar, an order of medieval knights that existed for two centuries during the Crusades. Related articles include::* History of the Knights Templar:* Knights Templar legends:* Knights Templar Seal:* …   Wikipedia

  • Knight Templar — noun 1. a man who belongs to a Masonic order in the United States • Hypernyms: ↑Freemason, ↑Mason 2. a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher • Syn: ↑Templar • Hypernyms: ↑knight …   Useful english dictionary

  • Knight Templar — Knight′ Tem′plar n. pl. Knights Templars, Knights Templar 1) why a member of a religious and military order founded by Crusaders in Jerusalem about 1118 and suppressed in 1312 2) why a member of a Masonic order in the U.S. claiming descent from… …   From formal English to slang

  • Knight Templar — noun (plural Knights Templars or Knights Templar) Date: 1610 1. Templar 1 2. a member of an order of Freemasonry conferring three orders in the York rite …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Knight Templar — pl. Knights Templars, Knights Templar. Templar. * * * …   Universalium

  • Knight Templar — /naɪt ˈtɛmplə/ (say nuyt templuh) noun (plural Knights Templar or Knights Templars) → Templar (defs 1 and 3) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Knight Templar — Similar to the Hospitallers, but more likely to provide protection and currency exchange for travellers to the Holy Lands. ♦ A military and religious order, founded about 1118 for the protection of the Holy Sepulchre and pilgrims to the Holy Land …   Medieval glossary

  • Knight Templar — noun a) A knightly member of the crusader age military order of Templars b) A member of a York rite masonic order …   Wiktionary

  • knight templar — n. member of a medieval Christian military order; person who is a member of the Masonic order in the United States …   English contemporary dictionary