verb (used without object), cru·sad·ed, cru·sad·ing.
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Origin of crusade
OTHER WORDS FROM crusadecru·sad·er, nounnon·cru·sad·ing, adjectivepost-Cru·sade, adjectivepre-Cru·sade, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for crusade
His success was revolutionary, but what would the crusader think if he saw the massacres that have gone unstopped today?
In an article entitled “In the words of the enemy,” it describes Obama as a “crusader, apostate.”
Do you know,” she says, “there is a belief that some of us Palestinian Christians have red hair because of our Crusader blood.Justin Cartwright’s Novel ‘Lion Heart’ May Win Him the Audience He Deserves|Robert Birnbaum|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some historical structures, including the mosque, the cemetery and a Crusader building, would be preserved.Palestinians and Jews Unite to Save the Pre-1948 Town of Lifta|Lauren Gelfond Feldinger|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The poet, publisher, and crusader for progressive causes died in 1965, leaving behind a boarded-up house in the south of France.What Can You Learn About Writers From Their Personal Libraries?|Richard Oram|September 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The girl's voice faltered and died away to a broken whisper as she told of the death of Crusader.Thoroughbreds|W. A. Fraser
The war-like bishop died as a crusader journeying East, and lies buried in Palermo Cathedral.How France Built Her Cathedrals|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
At Plymouth a good many steerage and a few more cabin passengers came on board the “Crusader.”The Voyages of the Ranger and Crusader|W.H.G. Kingston
He was a crusader and he was upborne more strongly than ever by his faith.The Hosts of the Air|Joseph A. Altsheler
Sigurd had the restless spirit of the Sea-kings, and became a Crusader.Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II|Charlotte Mary Yonge