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Noun1.Blackfriar - a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican orderBlackfriar - 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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The conduct of a second party, whose route lay by Blackfriars, was entrusted to a committee of management, including perhaps a dozen men: while the third, which was to go by London Bridge, and through the main streets, in order that their numbers and their serious intentions might be the better known and appreciated by the citizens, were led by Simon Tappertit (assisted by a few subalterns, selected from the Brotherhood of United Bulldogs), Dennis the hangman, Hugh, and some others.
Barnaby assenting, they decided on this course of action, and pulled for Blackfriars accordingly.
Let's see; there's London, one; Southwark, two; Blackfriars, three; Waterloo, four; Westminster, five; Vauxhall, six.
As I walked to and fro daily between Southwark and Blackfriars, and lounged about at meal-times in obscure streets, the stones of which may, for anything I know, be worn at this moment by my childish feet, I wonder how many of these people were wanting in the crowd that used to come filing before me in review again, to the echo of Captain Hopkins's voice
About one o'clock in the afternoon the thinning remnant of a cloud of the black vapour appeared between the arches of Blackfriars Bridge.
So his Principal offered to set him down at the Marshalsea Gate, and they drove in that direction over Blackfriars Bridge.
Here she was, suggesting that all three of them should go on a jaunt to Blackfriars to inspect the site of Shakespeare's theater, for the weather was hardly settled enough for the country.
Jo moves on, through the long vacation, down to Blackfriars Bridge, where he finds a baking stony corner wherein to settle to his repast.
I just hurried up to Blackfriars and booked for High Street, Kensington, at the top of my voice; and as the train was leaving Sloane Square out I hopped, and up all those stairs like a lamplighter, and round to the studio by the back streets.
To make this chore easier, Blackfriar Paints, based in Bristol, UK, has launched a paint preparation wipe that removes dirt and grease to clean surfaces such as wood and metal for painting.
Blackfriar Paints' Multi Surface Preparation Wipes, which became available in the U.
McCarthy, "The Queen's 'unfledged minions': An Alternate Account of the Origins of Blackfriars and of the Boy Company Phenomenon" (93-117); Michael Shapiro, "The Westminister Scholars' Sapientia Solomonis as Royal Gift Offering" (118-22); Virginia Mason Vaughan, "Blacking-up at the Blackfriar Theatre" (123-31); and Ian Borden, "The Blackfriars Gladiators: Masters of Fence, Playing a Prize, and the Elizabethan and Stuart Theater" (132-48).