adjective Date: 1549 resembling a friar ; relating to friars

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  • Friarly — Fri ar*ly, a. Like a friar; inexperienced. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • friarly — /fruy euhr lee/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to friars. 2. like a friar. [1540 50; FRIAR + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • friarly — fri·ar·ly …   English syllables

  • friarly — ī(ə)rlē, īəl , li adjective : like a friar : relating to friars …   Useful english dictionary

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  • friar — [frī′ər] n. [ME frer, frier < OFr frere < L frater, BROTHER] a member of any of various mendicant orders, as a Franciscan or Dominican friarly adj …   English World dictionary

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