- a Franciscan friar: so called from the knotted cord worn as a girdle.
- Cordeliers, a political club in Paris that met at an old Cordelier convent at the time of the French Revolution.
Origin of Cordelier
Examples from the Web for cordeliers
Historical Examples of cordeliers
This is M. Danton, a brother-lawyer, President of the Cordeliers, of whom you will have heard.Scaramouche
The stronghold of the new movement was the Club of the Cordeliers.Lectures on the French Revolution
John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
The Cordeliers' Church was to serve as the place of conference.History of the Great Reformation, Volume IV
J. H. Merle D'Aubign
It was made into a church, which at present is served by the Cordeliers.Early Travels in Palestine
Arculf et al.
Oliver Maillard, a French divine of the order of Cordeliers, died.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology
- the Cordeliers a political club founded in 1790 and meeting at an old Cordelier convent in Paris
- RC Church a Franciscan friar of the order of the Friars Minor