Shriner
Shriner Shrin"er (shr[imac]n"[~e]r), n. a member of the Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. See {shrine[4]}. [PJC]

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  • Shriner — steht für: Shriner, Ordensangehöriger der Shriners Kin Shriner (* 1953), US amerikanischer Schauspieler Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shriner — noun Etymology: Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine Date: 1886 a member of a secret fraternal society that is non Masonic but admits only Knights Templars and 32d degree Masons to membership …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Shriner — /shruy neuhr/, n. a member of a fraternal order (Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine) that is an auxiliary of the Masonic order and is dedicated to good fellowship, health programs, charitable works, etc. [1885 90, Amer.; SHRINE + …   Universalium

  • Shriner — noun A member of the fraternal Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine …   Wiktionary

  • Shriner — Shrin|er a member of a US organization whose members are ↑masons of high rank. Shriners are known especially for doing ↑charity work for children and for their travelling ↑circus …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shriner — shrin·er …   English syllables

  • Shriner — Shrin•er [[t]ˈʃraɪ nər[/t]] n. a member of a fraternal order that is an auxiliary of the Masonic order • Etymology: 1885–90, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • shriner — nə(r) noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Shrine (in the name Order of the Mystic Shrine) + er : a member of a secret fraternal society called the Order of the Mystic Shrine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shriner's Convention — is a novelty song written by Ray Stevens.It is allegedly based on his experiences at a hotel where an actual Shriners convention was being held. It is reported that some real life Shriners groups are not fond of this song, as it appears to… …   Wikipedia

  • Herb Shriner — (b. May 29 1918, Toledo, Ohio d. April 23 1970, Delray Beach, Florida) was an American humorist, radio personality and television host. Born as Herbert Arthur Schiner, Herb Shriner was best known for his homespun monologues, usually with roots in …   Wikipedia

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