Definition of crusader:
reformer, proponent, partisan, campaigner, agitator, follower, meliorist, red hot, exponent, ideologue, adherent, champion, radical, militant, sympathizer, sponsor, advocate, supporter, progressive, true believer, social reformer, friend, reformist.
- "The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2", Rupert Hughes.
Such was the last crusader whom the annals of chivalry were to know; the man who had humbled the crescent as it had not been humbled since the days of the Tancreds, the Baldwins, the Plantagenets- yet, after all, what was this brilliant adventurer when weighed against the tranquil Christian champion whom he was to meet face to face?- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.
- "Phineas Redux", Anthony Trollope.