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paladin

History
1. one of the legendary twelve peers of Charlemagne's court
2. a knightly champion

Paladin

 

in medieval Western European literature, one of the 12 peers of the Frankish emperor Charlemagne. Later, the term came to be applied to any valorous knight devoted to his lord or lady.

The term “paladin” is also applied ironically to any person utterly devoted to an idea or person.

Paladin

archetypal gunman who leaves a calling card. [TV: Have Gun, Will Travel in Terrace, I, 341]
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Like the Feline, the Paladine borrows a number of features from the production version of the 607 saloon which made its debut at the London motor show at the end of last year.
There are no plans to make the Feline or the Paladine into production cars so it looks like you will either have to hang up your utility belts or go for the 607 saloon which goes on sale in the summer.
For more information contact the sales centre in Paladine Way, off Aldermoor Lane, Coventry - open Thursday to Monday from 10am to 5pm - on 08450 263948, or visit www.
Peugeot Hills will have to try again this Sunday as their tie with Fone-A-Car at Paladine Way was called off due to large patches of surface water on the pitch.
The Mezzo showhome - open seven days a week - is in Paladine Way, off Aldermoor Lane.
For more details on Axis, Paladine Way, off Aldermoor Lane, call 08450 263906 and for The City, off Thackhall Street, call 08450 263 810.
ADDRESS: Calverly Court, Paladine Way, Axis Park, Coventry.
The sales centre and Japanese-inspired showhome in Paladine Way, off Aldermoor Lane, are open seven days a week - 10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday and from 11am on Sunday.
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Cindy Paladines, 17, was one of 13 teen-agers from around the world who are included in a collection called, ``Looking Inward: Visions of the 21st Century Family.
Cindy Paladines and Annette Riggio of Herbert Hoover High in Glendale; Rosario Pulido of Birmingham High in Van Nuys; and Angelina Valle of James Monroe High in North Hills won prizes ranging from $100 to $500.