A brother or member of any religious order, but especially of one of the four mendicant orders, viz: (a) Minors, Gray Friars, or Franciscans. (b) Augustines. (c) Dominicans or Black Friars. (d) White Friars or Carmelites. See these names in the Vocabulary.
A white or pale patch on a printed page.
An American fish; the silversides.
friar in French is religieux
friar in Italian is frate
friar in Norwegian is tiggermunk
friar in Spanish is fraile
friar in Swedish is tiggarmunk
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