York rite

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noun \ˈyȯrk-\

Definition of York rite

  1. 1 :  a ceremonial observed by one of the Masonic systems

  2. 2 :  a system or organization that observes the York rite and confers in the U.S. 13 degrees of which the last three are in commanderies of Knights Templar — compare scottish rite

Origin and Etymology of york rite

York, England


First Known Use: circa 1878

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