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Templar

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Témplar. n.s. [from the Temple, an house near the Thames, anciently belonging to the knights templars, originally from the temple of Jerusalem.] A student in the law.

Wits and templars ev'ry sentence raise,
And wonder with a foolish face of praise.
Pope's Epist.

Sources: Pope, Alexander (393)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Templar." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: June 25, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=15860.


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