Knight Templar


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Knight Templar

n. pl. Knights Templars or Knights Templar
1. A member of an order of knights founded about 1118 to protect pilgrims in the Holy Land during the Second Crusade and suppressed in 1312.
2. A member of any of several modern fraternal orders named for the medieval Knights Templars.

Knight Templar

n, pl Knights Templars or Knights Templar
(Historical Terms) another term for Templar

Knight′ Tem′plar



n., pl. Knights Templars, Knights Templar.
1. a member of a religious and military order founded by Crusaders in Jerusalem about 1118 and suppressed in 1312.
2. a member of a Masonic order in the U.S. claiming descent from the medieval order.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Knight Templar - a man who belongs to a Masonic order in the United StatesKnight Templar - a man who belongs to a Masonic order in the United States
Freemason, Mason - a member of a widespread secret fraternal order pledged to mutual assistance and brotherly love
2.Knight Templar - a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy SepulcherKnight Templar - a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher
knight - originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
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