Blackfriar
Blackfriar Blackfriar, Black friar Black" fri`ar (Eccl.) A friar of the Dominican order, so named becaise wearing wearing the black mantle of the Dominicans; -- called also {predicant} and {preaching friar}; in France, {Jacobin}. Also, sometimes, a Benedictine.

Syn: Dominican. [1913 Webster]


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