fratery
Frater Fra"ter, n. [L., a brother.] (Eccl.) A monk; also, a frater house. [R.] --Shipley. [1913 Webster]

{Frater house}, an apartament in a convent used as an eating room; a refectory; -- called also a {fratery}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Fratery — Fra ter*y (? or ?), n. [L. frater brother: cf. It. frateria a brotherhood of monks. See {Friar}.] A frater house. See under {Frater}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fratery — fra·tery …   English syllables

  • fratery — noun see fratry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frater — Fra ter, n. [L., a brother.] (Eccl.) A monk; also, a frater house. [R.] Shipley. [1913 Webster] {Frater house}, an apartament in a convent used as an eating room; a refectory; called also a {fratery}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frater house — Frater Fra ter, n. [L., a brother.] (Eccl.) A monk; also, a frater house. [R.] Shipley. [1913 Webster] {Frater house}, an apartament in a convent used as an eating room; a refectory; called also a {fratery}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Refectory — Trapeza redirects here; for the prehistoric Greek settlement, see Trapeza, Crete . A refectory (also frater, frater house, fratery) is a dining room, especially in monasteries, boarding schools and academic institutions. One of the places it is… …   Wikipedia

  • Temple Church —    On the south east side of Inner Temple Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (P.O. Directory).    The old Church of the Knights Templars erected at their new house in Fleet Street 1185, the choir being completed 1240 (M. Paris, ed. 1640, p.526).… …   Dictionary of London

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