Definition of Discalced

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

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



Definition of Discalced

1. a. Unshod; barefooted; -- in distinction from calced.

Definition of Discalced

1. Adjective. shoeless; barefoot; without shoes on; wearing sandals rather than shoes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Discalced

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discalced

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

Literary usage of Discalced

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... a discalced Recollect, who was consecrated on 26 Feb., 1881, and died in the same year. The diocese was then left vacant until 1909, its last Apostolic ..."

2. Christian missions: their agents, their method, and their results by Thomas William M. Marshall (1862)
"(2) Lastly, — for we may not linger even over testimonies which are like music to the ear, — an apostolic missionary, one of that noble band of discalced ..."

3. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1905)
"... and although it was founded and continued by discalced friars, ... friars may come to this country, but that all who come be discalced. ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"Present eight of discalced (Rome, Genoa, Status. Lombardy, Venice, Tuscany, Piedmont, Aquitaine, and Avignon), in addition to a number of isolated cloisters ..."

5. The Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould (1877)
"He issued orders to all the provincials to visit every convent and monastery of the discalced, and castigate all who refused to submit, to depose the ..."

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