ritter

[rit-er]
noun, plural ritter, ritters.
1.
a knight.
2.
a member of the lowest order of nobility in Germany or Austria.

Origin:
1815–25; < German; Middle High German riter rider

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Ritter

[rit-er]
noun
1.
Joseph Elmer, 1891–1967, U.S. cardinal.
2.
Woodward Maurice ("Tex") 1907–74, U.S. country-and-western singer, composer, and film actor.
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