calced


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calced

(kælst)
adj
wearing shoes
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Adj.1.calced - used of certain religious orders who wear shoes
discalceate, discalced, unshod - (used of certain religious orders) barefoot or wearing only sandals; "discalced friars"
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by the Calced Carmelites, who didn't like his involvement with the reforming Discalced Carmelites, only to be cast aside in the end by the reformers for being too moderate.
Curiously enough, with respect to the poet-saint's Jonah-like descent into the darkness of Andalucia, we can even situate Philip II somewhere up north near the light of the great Mother of the Discalced Carmelites; this is because none other than Saint Teresa herself had written to the King on San Juan's behalf, urging that he intercede and free her favorite confessor from his imprisonment by his Calced enemies at Toledo.
elaborates on the bitter feud between the calced and discalced factions that led to John's imprisonment, and provides interesting comparisons between John's mystical experiences in prison and the recorded experiences of some contemporary political prisoners (49).