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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a U.S. secret fraternal order that is not Masonic but that admits only Knights Templars and 32nd-degree Masons as members.

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  • proper n. A member of the fraternal Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a member of the Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. See shrine{4}.

Etymologies

After the Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, their fraternal order.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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