Grey Friar

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Grey Friar


Gray Friar

(Christian Churches, other) a Franciscan friar
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Grey′ Fri′ar

a Franciscan friar.
[1300–50; from the order's grey cloak]
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Noun1.Grey Friar - a Roman Catholic friar wearing the grey habit of the Franciscan orderGrey Friar - a Roman Catholic friar wearing the grey habit of the Franciscan order
Franciscan order - a Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Francis of Assisi in the 13th century
friar, mendicant - a male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms
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