Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A person engaged in a crusade.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One engaged in a crusade.

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  • noun Person engaged in a crusade.

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  • noun a warrior who engages in a holy war
  • noun a disputant who advocates reform

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Examples

  • Nevertheless, the motif of the crusader is apparent, in his goal to purge the world of these Muslims that are invading Spain and crawling up to the Pyrenees, as well as remaining a true and pious knight who believes only in God, and therefore as Him on his side.

    2010 April « The BookBanter Blog

  • Nevertheless, the motif of the crusader is apparent, in his goal to purge the world of these Muslims that are invading Spain and crawling up to the Pyrenees, as well as remaining a true and pious knight who believes only in God, and therefore as Him on his side.

    2010 April 27 « The BookBanter Blog

  • Libyan television reported that the air forces of what it called the "crusader enemy" had hit a hospital on the outskirts of Tripoli.

    Libya: Allied strikes sweep Libya as west intervenes in conflict

  • They say they clashed with the -- their forces clashed with what they call crusader forces and they killed some and took others prisoner.

    CNN Transcript May 13, 2007

  • Then he urges Muslims to fight holy war in Darfur against what he calls crusader U.N. troops.

    CNN Transcript Sep 29, 2006

  • The al Qaeda leader wants Muslims to see what he calls a crusader Zionist war against Islam.

    CNN Transcript Apr 24, 2006

  • Libyan state television reported that several sites in Tripoli had been subject to new attacks by what it called the "crusader enemy".

    The Guardian World News

  • State television in Libya said on Tuesday there had been more attacks by what it called the "crusader enemy," Reuters reported, but the broadcaster struck a defiant tone.

    NYT > Global Home

  • Libyan state TV reported that what it called the "crusader enemy" had bombed civilian areas of Tripoli, as well as fuel storage tanks supplying the western city of Misrata.

    BBC News - Home

  • Libyan state television reported that several sites in Tripoli had been subject to new attacks by what it called the "crusader enemy".

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

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  • “The F-8 Crusader (originally F8U) was a single-engine aircraft carrier-based fighter aircraft built by Vought. It replaced the Vought F-7 Cutlass. The first F-8 prototype was ready for flight in February 1955, and was the last American fighter with guns as the primary weapon.�? More on Wikipedia.

    December 30, 2008

  • Also a temperance advocate.

    June 3, 2009