friary

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From friar (brother) in a religious order, from Latin frater (brother), from Latin.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfɹaɪəɹi/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪəɹi

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friary (plural friaries)

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

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friary (comparative more friary, superlative most friary)

  1. Like a friar; relating to friars or to a convent.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Camden to this entry?)

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