Definition of Capuchins

1. Proper noun. (plural of Capuchin) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of capuchin) ¹

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Definition of Capuchins

1. capuchin [n] - See also: capuchin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Capuchins

captured
capturer
capturers
captures
capturing
capuccino
capuccino coffee
capuccio
capuccios
capuche
capuched
capuches
capuchin
capuchin monkey
capuchin monkeys
capuchins (current term)
capuera
capueras
capul
capulets
capulin
capulin tree
capuls
caput
caput angulare quadrati labii superioris
caput breve
caput breve musculi bicipitis brachii
caput breve musculi bicipitis femoris
caput cornus
caput costae

Literary usage of Capuchins

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1. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Jesuits, Reuben Gold Thwaites (1901)
"See Séminaire des Missions Étrangères. 291 ; to Massachusetts Indians, 71, 288, 336. See also capuchins, Jesuits, Protestants, Récollets, ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"They came to be known as capuchins from their garb. ... But to the capuchins more than perhaps to any other organisation does the Roman Church owe the ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In 1574 Gregory XIII revoked the decree of Paul III, and granted capuchins the right to establish ultramontane provinces; and in 1619 the reform was ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"sometimes by capuchins and Franciscans (qq.v.), and by the two latter orders from 1872 to 1894, when the two former were excluded from the Empire. ..."

5. A Cyclopedia of Missions: Containing a Comprehensive View of Missionary by Harvey Newcomb (1860)
"In 1645, the capuchins undertook the mission, headed by Fray Francisco dc Pampeluna, once a military officer of high, rank. This body and their successors ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"(RL*) capuchins» an order of friars in the Roman Catholic Church, the chief and only permanent offshoot from the Franciscans. It arose about the year 1520, ..."

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