- a member of a religious military order founded by Crusaders in Jerusalem about 1118, and suppressed in 1312.
- a barrister or other person occupying chambers in the Temple, London.
- a member of the Masonic order, Knights Templars.
Origin of Templar
Related Words for templargallant, paladin, champion, banneret, chevalier, partisan, cavalier, gentleman, companion, protagonist, lover, horseman, man-at-arms, templar, caballero
Examples from the Web for templar
Contemporary Examples of templar
Schiller responded only briefly, saying “I know” or that she understood what Templar was saying, without endorsing his views.
Templar, who maintains that he “literally handled every inch of this story,” says he feels “exploited.”
He allegedly attended a 2002 meeting to revive the Templar order.Oslo’s Clash of Civilizations
July 25, 2011
Historical Examples of templar
In the order of Masonry, the highest degree is that of the Templar.Sex=The Unknown Quantity
The Élysée has the faith, and the thirst also, of the Templar.Napoleon the Little
The man answered, "No, not unless the Templar was he who was turning the spit in the kitchen."Richard I
It was also afterwards published in The Templar and in several other papers.
Below is the view expressed by The Templar, itself, and also repeated by the Witness.
- a member of a military religious order (Knights of the Temple of Solomon) founded by Crusaders in Jerusalem around 1118 to defend the Holy Sepulchre and Christian pilgrims; suppressed in 1312
- (sometimes not capital) British a lawyer, esp a barrister, who lives or has chambers in the Inner or Middle Temple in London
Word Origin for Templar
late 13c., from Anglo-French templer, Old French templier (c.1200), from Medieval Latin templaris (mid-12c.), member of the medieval religious/military order known as Knights Templars (c.1118-1312), so called because they had headquarters in a building near Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem.