Black Friar


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Black Friar

n
(Christian Churches, other) a Dominican friar

Black′ Fri′ar


n.
a Dominican friar.
[1400–50; from the order's black cloak]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Black Friar - a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican orderBlack Friar - a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order
Dominican order - a Roman Catholic order of mendicant preachers founded in the 13th century
friar, mendicant - a male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms
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But among his runners-up are two art nouveau classics - the Black Friar in central London and Liverpool's Philharmonic Dining Rooms, which is famed for its pink marble gents' loos.
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Originally used as a refectory for the Dominican Black Friar Monks, from 1239, Blackfriars is the oldest purpose built restaurant in the UK, making it the perfect place to hold medieval banquets.
Blackfriars restaurant is the oldest dining room in the country and dates back to 1239 when it was a refectory for Dominican Black Friar Monks.
A graduate of Commerce High School, Earleen was an Honors student who was active in cheerleading and the Black Friars Theater.
It is situated close to Stowell Street in the city centre, and was once home to Dominican monks, the black friars, so called because they donned black cloaks.