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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Knight′ Tem′plar(n.)(pl.)Knights Templars, Knights Templar.

  1. a member of a religious and military order founded by Crusaders in Jerusalem about 1118 and suppressed in 1312.

    Category: Western History

  2. a member of a Masonic order in the U.S. claiming descent from the medieval order.

    Category: Western History

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Knight Templar(noun)

    a man who belongs to a Masonic order in the United States

  2. Knight Templar, Templar(noun)

    a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher


  1. Knight Templar(Noun)

    A knightly member of the crusader age military order of Templars

  2. Knight Templar(Noun)

    A member of a York rite masonic order

  3. Origin: knight + Templar (ultimately from templum 'temple', notbaly the Temple Mount in Jerusalem)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knight Templar

    see Commandery, n., 3, and also Templar, n., 1 and 3


  1. Knight Templar

    Knight Templar is the title of a mystery novel by Leslie Charteris first published in 1930. This was the fourth book—and third full novel—featuring Charteris' Robin Hood-inspired anti-hero, Simon Templar, alias "The Saint". The title of the book is a pun on the religious organization Knights Templar. Later editions were titled The Avenging Saint and the book is also well known by this title, which was first used in a 1931 edition.


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