The Texas crusader let it slip this week that she is badly misinformed on the late-term abortion ban she crusaded against.
Affleck, 41, is an interesting choice for the role of the Caped crusader, to say the least.
Not surprisingly, Perry is a crusader against abortion and same-sex marriage.
Some historical structures, including the mosque, the cemetery and a crusader building, would be preserved.
In an article entitled “In the words of the enemy,” it describes Obama as a “crusader, apostate.”
But the infallible pope who had excommunicated him for not becoming a crusader, now excommunicated him for becoming one.
He threw himself into the campaign with the zeal of a crusader.
Sitting by his fire that raw March day, he realized that Market Street was never a crusader, and why.
The time fixed for the sailing of the “crusader” was drawing on.
Guide books usually point him out as a crusader because he has his legs crossed.
1706, respelling of croisade (1570s), from Middle French croisade (16c.), Spanish cruzada, both from Medieval Latin cruciata, past participle of cruciare "to mark with a cross," from Latin crux (genitive crucis) "cross." Other Middle English forms were croiserie, creiserie. Figurative sense of "campaign against a public evil" is from 1786.
1732, from crusade (n.). Related: Crusaded; crusading.