Knight of Pythias

noun phrase
Knight of Pyth·​i·​as | \-ˈpi-thē-əs \
plural Knights of Pythias

Definition of Knight of Pythias 

: a member of a secret benevolent and fraternal order

First Known Use of Knight of Pythias

1869, in the meaning defined above

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