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a usually elderly man who is the leader of a group such as a family or tribe
  • It was a matter of reaching back to certain religious orders of knights in the Middle Ages, to the Knights Templar in particular—you know, the ones who swore vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience before the patriarch of Jerusalem.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (27% in)

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