Knight of the Maccabees

noun phrase
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, in the meaning defined above

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