crouched friar
Crutched Crutched (kr?cht), a. 1. Supported upon crutches. [1913 Webster]

2. [See {Crouch}, v. t., and {Crouched}, a. ] Marked with the sign of the cross; crouched. [1913 Webster]

{Crutched friar} (Eccl.), one of a religious order, so called because its members bore the sign of the cross on their staves and habits; -- called also {crossed friar} and {crouched friar}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Crouched friar — Crouched Crouched (kroucht), a. Marked with the sign of the cross. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Crouched friar}. See {Crutched friar}, under {Crutched}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crouched — (kroucht), a. Marked with the sign of the cross. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Crouched friar}. See {Crutched friar}, under {Crutched}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crossed friar — Crutched Crutched (kr?cht), a. 1. Supported upon crutches. [1913 Webster] 2. [See {Crouch}, v. t., and {Crouched}, a. ] Marked with the sign of the cross; crouched. [1913 Webster] {Crutched friar} (Eccl.), one of a religious order, so called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crutched friar — Crutched Crutched (kr?cht), a. 1. Supported upon crutches. [1913 Webster] 2. [See {Crouch}, v. t., and {Crouched}, a. ] Marked with the sign of the cross; crouched. [1913 Webster] {Crutched friar} (Eccl.), one of a religious order, so called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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