Knight of the Maccabees

noun phrase

Knight of the Mac·​ca·​bees -ˈma-kə-ˌbēz How to pronounce Knight of the Maccabees (audio)
plural Knights of the Maccabees
: a member of a secret benevolent society

Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Knight of the Maccabees was in 1922

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“Knight of the Maccabees.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Knight%20of%20the%20Maccabees. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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