Definition of Knight Templar

1. Noun. A man who belongs to a Masonic order in the United States.

Generic synonyms: Freemason, Mason

2. Noun. A knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher.
Exact synonyms: Templar
Generic synonyms: Knight

Definition of Knight Templar

1. Noun. A knightly member of the crusader age military order of Templars ¹

2. Noun. A member of a York rite masonic order ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knight Templar

Knapp's streaks
Knapp's striae
Kniest syndrome
Knight Bachelor
Knight Batchelor
Knight Templar (current term)
Knight of the Round Table
Knights Bachelor
Knights Batchelor
Knights Templar
Kniphofia praecox
Kniphofia uvaria
Knoll's glands
Knoop's theory

Literary usage of Knight Templar

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1. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"One of the most interesting sepulchral remains of St. Mary Overies is the effigy of the Knight Templar, who lies in a wooden frame or box in the choir, ..."

2. The Freemason's Monitor: Or Illustrations of Masonry by Thomas Smith Webb, Robert Morris (1859)
"Not only every Knight Templar must know to a certainty the absolute falsehood of these charges, but every unprejudiced reader of ..."

3. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the (1898)
"He is a Mason, a Knight Templar, a noble of the Mystic Shrine, and in religion a Unitarian. He has established prizes at Dartmouth College and made valuable ..."

4. History of Colorado by Wilbur Fiske Stone (1918)
"Fraternally he is a Knight Templar Mason and In his life has exemplified the beneficent spirit of the craft. ..."

5. The Story of the Middle Ages by Samuel Bannister Harding (1901)
"New companies of Crusaders, too, were constantly arriving to Knight Templar. take the place of those who had returned home; and merchants from the Italian ..."

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