Knights of Columbus

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Knight of Columbus

n. pl. Knights of Columbus
A member of a benevolent and fraternal society of Roman Catholic men founded in 1882.

Knights′ of Colum′bus


n.
an international fraternal and benevolent organization of Roman Catholic men, founded in 1882.
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Unite together then Catholic men, in the Order of the Knights of Columbus," he wrote, "and emulate each other by your good works and deeds.
A report about the debate in the Columbiad praised the decision, arguing "when the Order of the Knights of Columbus decreed that no one connected with liquor traffic should be admitted to its membership, it did so in accordance with the highest principles of order, morality, and patriotism.
deemed detrimental to the harmony and good order of the Knights of Columbus.

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