Definition of Discalceate

1. Adjective. (used of certain religious orders) barefoot or wearing only sandals. "Discalced friars"

Exact synonyms: Discalced, Unshod
Category relationships: Faith, Religion, Religious Belief
Antonyms: Calced



Definition of Discalceate

1. v. t. To pull off shoes or sandals from.

Definition of Discalceate

1. Verb. (rare) To remove shoes or other footwear. ¹

2. Adjective. barefoot ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discalceate

disc flower
disc gel
disc golf
disc harrow
disc jockey
disc jockeys
disc pack
disc sequestration
disc space
discadenine synthetase
discage
discaged
discages
discaging
discal
discalceate (current term)
discalceated
discalceation
discalced
discamp
discamped
discamping
discamps
discandied
discandies
discandy
discandying
discant
discanted
discanting

Literary usage of Discalceate

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1. The Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould (1877)
"Moreover, it is decreed that all Carmelites of the first rule, vulgarly called discalceate, shall be removed from all their convents which they have ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"A brief of Gregory XIII. allowed a special provincial for the younger branch of the discalceate nuns, and a royal rescript created a protective board of ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... discalceate, Clare, Gilbertine, etc. nurse, n. attendant (contextual), nutrice (rare), mammy (a child's name of affection; often spec, in southern US); ..."

4. Jeremy Taylor by Edmund Gosse (1904)
"... and discalceate as old friends. All these have preserved their place in our dictionaries, and although none of them is in common use to-day, ..."

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