Definition of Friars

1. Noun. (plural of friar) ¹



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Definition of Friars

1. friar [n] - See also: friar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Friars

friableness
friably
friand
friande
friandes
friands
friar
friar's-cowl
friar's cowl
friar's lantern
friar preacher
friarbird
friarbirds
friaries
friarly
friars (current term)
friary
friation
frib
fribble
fribbled
fribbler
fribblers
fribbles
fribbling
frible
fribs
fricace
fricaces
fricadel

Literary usage of Friars

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The east end •is usually square, but the friars Church at Winchelsea had a ... The friars' churches were at 6nt destitute of towers; but in the uth and isth ..."

2. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1905)
"Hard upon these, in 1244, came also the Crutched friars, so called from the red cross ... The multiplication of orders of friars became an abuse, so that, ..."

3. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1905)
"Hard upon these, in 1244, came also the Crutched friars ... The multiplication of orders of friars became an abuse, so that, at the Council of Lyons of 1245 ..."

4. The History of England from the Accession of Henry III. to the Death of by Thomas Frederick Tout (1905)
"Hard upon these, in 1244, came also the Crutched friars, so called from the red cross ... The multiplication of orders of friars became an abuse, so that, ..."

5. A survey of London: Written in the Year 1598 by John Stow, William John Thoms (1876)
"In the year 1250, the friars of this order of preachers through Christendom and from Jerusalem, were by a convocation assembled together at this their house ..."

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