Definition of Friary

1. Noun. A monastery of friars.

Generic synonyms: Monastery



Definition of Friary

1. a. Like a friar; pertaining to friars or to a convent.

2. n. A monastery; a convent of friars.

Definition of Friary

1. Noun. house or dwelling where friars or members of certain religious communities live ¹

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Definition of Friary

1. a monastery of friars [n -ARIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Friary

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

Literary usage of Friary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society by James Simpson, Richard Saul Ferguson, William Gershom Collingwood (1903)
"Notes on the friary at Penrith. By FRANCIS HASWELL, MD Read at Penrith, ... friary at Penrith has a very meagre record, and I *• have only been able to find ..."

2. Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (1893)
"APPENDIX. lecture delivered in 1885, at Witham, on Witham friary, by the RIGHT REV. ... The estate, as given by King Henry II. to the friary in 1181 ; 3. ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1897)
"185, Ed. 1789) say, that the founder of Ardfert friary, in or about 1253, was the first to assume the surname of Fitz Maurice. But the State Papers prove ..."

4. Journal by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1895)
"... for its communities in Spain, Germany, and France, and soon after his death, friaries and friary churches arose all over Europe and in these islands. ..."

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