Austin friars
Augustinian Au`gus*tin"i*an, a. Of or pertaining to St. Augustine, bishop of Hippo in Northern Africa (b. 354 -- d. 430), or to his doctrines. [1913 Webster]

{Augustinian canons}, an order of monks once popular in England and Ireland; -- called also {regular canons of St. Austin}, and {black canons}.

{Augustinian hermits} or {Austin friars}, an order of friars established in 1265 by Pope Alexander IV. It was introduced into the United States from Ireland in 1790.

{Augustinian nuns}, an order of nuns following the rule of St. Augustine.

{Augustinian rule}, a rule for religious communities based upon the 109th letter of St. Augustine, and adopted by the Augustinian orders. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Austin Friars —    North out of Old Broad Street, in Broad Street Ward, at No.70 (P.O. Directory).    Built on the site of the Priory of the Augustine Friars after the dissolution of the priory and the erection of Powlet House, etc. Hence the name.    Shown in O …   Dictionary of London

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  • Austin Friars Passage —    North out of Austin Friars at No.12 (P.O. Directory) to Great Winchester Street. In Broad Street Ward.    First mention: Elmes, 1831.    Former name : Bell Alley (P.C. 1732 Boyle, 1799).    There was a messuage called le Bell in parish of St.… …   Dictionary of London

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  • Friars —    The friars had several houses in London, and the five orders were all represented there, viz. the Dominicans or Blackfriars ; the Franciscans or Greyfriars ; the Friars of the Holy Cross, Crossed or Crutched Friars ; the Augustinian, or Austin …   Dictionary of London

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