Knight of St John of Jerusalem

/dʒəˈrusələm/ (say juh'roohsuhluhm)

noun (plural Knights of St John of Jerusalem)
Hospitaller.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Knight of St John of Jerusalem — Knight Knight, n. [OE. knight, cniht, knight, soldier, AS. cniht, cneoht, a boy, youth, attendant, military follower; akin to D. & G. knecht servant; perh. akin to E. kin.] 1. A young servant or follower; a military attendant. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knight of st. john of jerusalem — noun (plural knights of st. john of jerusalem) Usage: usually capitalized K&S & both Js Etymology: after St. John of Jerusalem (John the Baptist), cousin of Jesus : hospitaler …   Useful english dictionary

  • Knight of St. John of Jerusalem — noun see hospitaler …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem — • The most important of all the military orders, both for the extent of its area and for its duration Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Knights of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem —    This order was formed in 1099 AD after the capture of Jerusalem, and recognized by the Pope in 1113 AD. They provided hospitals and shelters for pilgrims on their way to the Holy Lands. These knights fought in almost every battle of the… …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • Knight — Knight, n. [OE. knight, cniht, knight, soldier, AS. cniht, cneoht, a boy, youth, attendant, military follower; akin to D. & G. knecht servant; perh. akin to E. kin.] 1. A young servant or follower; a military attendant. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knight of industry — Knight Knight, n. [OE. knight, cniht, knight, soldier, AS. cniht, cneoht, a boy, youth, attendant, military follower; akin to D. & G. knecht servant; perh. akin to E. kin.] 1. A young servant or follower; a military attendant. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knight of Malta — Knight Knight, n. [OE. knight, cniht, knight, soldier, AS. cniht, cneoht, a boy, youth, attendant, military follower; akin to D. & G. knecht servant; perh. akin to E. kin.] 1. A young servant or follower; a military attendant. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knight of Rhodes — Knight Knight, n. [OE. knight, cniht, knight, soldier, AS. cniht, cneoht, a boy, youth, attendant, military follower; akin to D. & G. knecht servant; perh. akin to E. kin.] 1. A young servant or follower; a military attendant. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knight of the post — Knight Knight, n. [OE. knight, cniht, knight, soldier, AS. cniht, cneoht, a boy, youth, attendant, military follower; akin to D. & G. knecht servant; perh. akin to E. kin.] 1. A young servant or follower; a military attendant. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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