Templar


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Tem·plar

 (tĕm′plər)
n.
A Knight Templar.

[Middle English templer, from Anglo-Norman, from Medieval Latin templārius, from Latin templum, temple; see temple1.]

Templar

(ˈtɛmplə)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a member of a military religious order (Knights of the Temple of Solomon) founded by Crusaders in Jerusalem around 1118 to defend the Holy Sepulchre and Christian pilgrims; suppressed in 1312
2. (Law) (sometimes not capital) Brit a lawyer, esp a barrister, who lives or has chambers in the Inner or Middle Temple in London
[C13: from Medieval Latin templārius of the temple, from Latin templum temple1; first applied to the knightly order because their house was near the site of the Temple of Solomon]

Tem•plar

(ˈtɛm plər)

n.
2. a barrister or other person occupying chambers in the Temple, London.
[1250–1300; Middle English templer < Anglo-French < Medieval Latin templārius; see temple1, -ar2, -er2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Templar - a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy SepulcherTemplar - 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
Translations
templář
temppeliherra
tempelherretempelridder

Templar

[ˈtempləʳ] Ntemplario m

Templar

n (also Knight Templar)Tempelherr m, → Templer m

Templar

[ˈtɛmpləʳ] n (Rel, History) (also Knight Templar) → templare m
References in classic literature ?
``What mean these fellows by their capricious insolence?'' said the Templar to the Benedictine,
``Well, you have said enough,'' answered the Templar; ``I will for a night put on the needful restraint, and deport me as meekly as a maiden; but as for the fear of his expelling us by violence, myself and squires, with Hamet and Abdalla, will warrant you against that disgrace.
``Ay, but he held his sword in his left hand, and so pointed across his body with it,'' said the Templar.
``You had better have tarried there to fight for the recovery of the Holy Sepulchre,'' said the Templar.
``True, Reverend Sir Knight,'' answered the Palmer, to whom the appearance of the Templar seemed perfectly familiar; ``but when those who are under oath to recover the holy city, are found travelling at such a distance from the scene of their duties, can you wonder that a peaceful peasant like me should decline the task which they have abandoned?''
The Templar would have made an angry reply, but was interrupted by the Prior, who again expressed his astonishment, that their guide, after such long absence, should be so perfectly acquainted with the passes of the forest.
Before this entrance the Templar wound his horn loudly; for the rain, which had long threatened, began now to descend with great violence.
This reverend brother has been all his life engaged in fighting among the Saracens for the recovery of the Holy Sepulchre; he is of the order of Knights Templars, whom you may have heard of; he is half a monk, half a soldier.''
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