Beguine

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From Old French béguine.

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Beguine (plural Beguines)

  1. (historical) A member of a semimonastic Christian lay religious order active in Northern Europe, particularly in the Low Countries in the 13th–16th centuries.
    Coordinate term: Beghard

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