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a man who belongs to a Masonic order in the United States
Knight Templar, Templar(noun)
a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher
A knightly member of the crusader age military order of Templars
A member of a York rite masonic order
Origin: knight + Templar (ultimately from templum 'temple', notbaly the Temple Mount in Jerusalem)
see Commandery, n., 3, and also Templar, n., 1 and 3
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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- Rycerz TemplariuszyPolish
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