black+friar

  • 1 black friar — Dominican, c.1500, so called from the color of their dress …

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  • 2 Black friar — 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… …

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  • 3 Black Friar — Black′ Fri′ar n. a Dominican friar • Etymology: 1400–50; from the order s black cloak …

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  • 4 Black Friar — noun a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order • Syn: ↑Dominican, ↑Blackfriar, ↑friar preacher • Hypernyms: ↑friar, ↑mendicant • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Savonarola …

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  • 5 Black Friar — a Dominican friar: so called from the distinctive black mantle worn by the order. [1400 50; late ME] * * * …

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  • 6 Black Friar — noun a friar of the Dominican order (who wear black habits) …

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  • 7 Black Friar — /blæk ˈfraɪə/ (say blak fruyuh) noun a Dominican friar (from the distinctive black mantle) …

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  • 8 black friar — monk who belongs to the Dominican order who wears a black mantle …

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  • 9 black friar — noun A member of the religious order of the Dominicans …

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  • 10 Black Friar — Common name for member of the Dominican Order, derived from the colour of their habit …

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  • 11 Black Friar of the Flame — Infobox Short story | name = Black Friar of the Flame author = Isaac Asimov country = United States language = English genre = Science fiction short story publication type = Periodical published in = Planet Stories publisher = Fiction House media …

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  • 12 friar preacher — noun a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order • Syn: ↑Dominican, ↑Black Friar, ↑Blackfriar • Hypernyms: ↑friar, ↑mendicant • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Savonarola, ↑ …

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  • 13 Black — adj., n., & v. adj. 1 very dark, having no colour from the absorption of all or nearly all incident light (like coal or soot). 2 completely dark from the absence of a source of light (black night). 3 (Black) a of the human group having dark… …

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  • 14 black — adj., n., & v. adj. 1 very dark, having no colour from the absorption of all or nearly all incident light (like coal or soot). 2 completely dark from the absence of a source of light (black night). 3 (Black) a of the human group having dark… …

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  • 15 friar — n 1. mendicant, monk, monastic, almsman, beggar, brother; father, padre, priest; prior, abbot, abbé 2.Franciscan, Gray Friar; Dominican, Black Friar; Carmelite, White Friar; Augustinian, Austin Friar …

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  • 16 Friar — • A member of one of the mendicant orders Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Friar     Friar     † …

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  • 17 Friar’s Inn — (auch New Friar’s Inn) war ein Nachtclub und Speakeasy im Chicago und zählt zu den legendären Veranstaltungsorten des Chicago Jazz der 1920er Jahre. Der Friar’s Inn lag im Untergeschoss von 60 East Van Buren und 343 South Wabash im Stadtteil… …

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  • 18 Friar — Fri ar, n. [OR. frere, F. fr[ e]re brother, friar, fr. L. frater brother. See {Brother}.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) A brother or member of any religious order, but especially of one of the four mendicant orders, viz: {(a) Minors, Gray Friars, or Franciscans …

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  • 19 Friar bird — Friar Fri ar, n. [OR. frere, F. fr[ e]re brother, friar, fr. L. frater brother. See {Brother}.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) A brother or member of any religious order, but especially of one of the four mendicant orders, viz: {(a) Minors, Gray Friars, or… …

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  • 20 Friar skate — Friar Fri ar, n. [OR. frere, F. fr[ e]re brother, friar, fr. L. frater brother. See {Brother}.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) A brother or member of any religious order, but especially of one of the four mendicant orders, viz: {(a) Minors, Gray Friars, or… …

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