Definition of Friar preacher
1. Noun. A Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order.
Group relationships: Dominican Order
Generic synonyms: Friar, Mendicant
Specialized synonyms: Girolamo Savonarola, Savonarola
Lexicographical Neighbors of Friar Preacher
Literary usage of Friar preacher
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"1305), confessor to the king and also a friar-preacher, was at once made ... He became a friar-preacher at Coventry and completed his education in the ..."
2. The Reign of Henry VIII from His Accession to the Death of Wolsey by John Sherren Brewer, James Gairdner (1884)
"At the exequy of the cardinal of Croy, in the presence of the Electors, the Emperor, the Pope's ambassador, and the Cardinals, a friar preacher made a ..."
3. Syllabus (in English) of the Documents Relating to England and Other by Great Britain Public Record Office, Thomas Duffus Hardy (1869)
"July 26. Aug. C. Aug. 6. Aug. 6. Aug. 6. Aug. 7. Aug. 7. SUBJECT. The K. asks the pope to appoint John de Wrotham, a friar preacher, as penitentary in the ..."