Knight Templar


plural Knights Templars or Knights Templar
: a member of an order of Freemasonry conferring three orders in the York rite

Examples of Knight Templar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Me, the Saxon lord, the Jewish guy, the heart attack, and the Knight Templar. Michael W. Clune, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Apr. 2023 Von Vampton is unmasked as a Knight Templar of the Crusades, whose theft of occult secrets from the Holy Land echoes his exploitative Negrophilia. Julian Lucas, The New Yorker, 19 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1577, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Knight Templar was in 1577

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“Knight Templar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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