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  • as inabbot
  • as inmonk
  • as inpriest

synonyms for friar

  • monk
  • rector
  • abbot-general
  • archabbot
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How to use friar in a sentence

It is also thought that the book was written by a Franciscan friar for the use of some one in a Benedictine house.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
It is only,” replies the friar, “to grace and adorn my speech; it is the colour of a Ciceronian rhetoric.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
A sharp eye was kept on all arrivals from abroad, and a friar, fresh from Portugal, was hanged in his cowl at Limerick.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
He did not fare so badly either, for being plump and rosy he was allowed to personate the jolly Friar Tuck.
THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
Then they had tea in the friar's cell, and afterwards Michael set out to walk back to St. Antoine.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
He could not imagine anything more harmless than this Capuchin friar with the sore on his lip.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
And albeit first the said Count demanded with cries to be shriven; yet did they not grant him a friar or a priest to confess him.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
The friar falls asleep; the head speaks once and twice, and Miles fails to wake his master.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
The boy understood and trotted off after the unconscious friar.
THE PROUD PRINCEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
Tio Quico muttered some incoherent words: if the friars were going to turn theatrical advertisers, he would become a friar.
THE REIGN OF GREEDJOSE RIZAL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRIAR

  • abbot-general
  • archabbot
  • friar
  • monk
  • rector
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