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Knight of the Maccabees

Knight of the Maccabees

noun Knight of the Mac·ca·bees \-ˈma-kə-ˌbēz\
plural Knights of the Maccabees

Definition of KNIGHT OF THE MACCABEES

:  a member of a secret benevolent society

First Known Use of KNIGHT OF THE MACCABEES

1922

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