Preaching friars
Preaching Preach"ing (pr[=e]ch"[i^]ng), n. The act of delivering a religious discourse; the art of sermonizing; also, a sermon; a public religious discourse; serious, earnest advice. --Milner. [1913 Webster]

{Preaching cross}, a cross, sometimes surmounting a pulpit, erected out of doors to designate a preaching place.

{Preaching friars}. See {Dominican}. [1913 Webster]


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  • preaching friars — Dominican Do*min i*can, prop. n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of an order of mendicant monks founded by Dominic de Guzman, in 1215. A province of the order was established in England in 1221. The first foundation in the United States was made in 1807. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Preaching — Preach ing (pr[=e]ch [i^]ng), n. The act of delivering a religious discourse; the art of sermonizing; also, a sermon; a public religious discourse; serious, earnest advice. Milner. [1913 Webster] {Preaching cross}, a cross, sometimes surmounting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Preaching cross — Preaching Preach ing (pr[=e]ch [i^]ng), n. The act of delivering a religious discourse; the art of sermonizing; also, a sermon; a public religious discourse; serious, earnest advice. Milner. [1913 Webster] {Preaching cross}, a cross, sometimes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • friars preachers — Dominican Do*min i*can, prop. n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of an order of mendicant monks founded by Dominic de Guzman, in 1215. A province of the order was established in England in 1221. The first foundation in the United States was made in 1807. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Black Friars —    A house of Dominican Friars near Ludgate on the site known later as the precinct of Blackfriars.    Founded in 1221, by Hubert de Burgh, who gave the Friars land in Holborn for their house. Gift confirmed to the Canons of the Preaching Friars… …   Dictionary of London

  • Grey Friars —    A house of Franciscan Friars, or Friars Minors, on the north side of Newgate Street, on the site afterwards occupied by Christ s Hospital and Christ Church Newgate Street. In Farringdon Ward Within.    The Frere Menours came first into England …   Dictionary of London

  • black friars — Dominican Do*min i*can, prop. n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of an order of mendicant monks founded by Dominic de Guzman, in 1215. A province of the order was established in England in 1221. The first foundation in the United States was made in 1807. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Capuchin Friars Minor — • An autonomous branch of the first Franciscan Order Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Capuchin Friars Minor     Capuchin Friars Minor      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Order of Friars Minor —     Order of Friars Minor     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Order of Friars Minor     (Also known as FRANCISCANS.) This subject may be conveniently considered under the following heads:     I. General History of the Order;     A. First Period (1209… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Mendicant Friars — • Members of those religious orders which, originally, by vow of poverty renounced all proprietorship not only individually but also (and in this differing from the monks) in common, relying for support on their own work and on the charity of the …   Catholic encyclopedia

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