(chiefly of members of certain religious orders) without shoes; unshod; barefoot.
- Also dis·cal·ce·ate [dis-kal-see-it, -eyt]. /dɪsˈkæl si ɪt, -ˌeɪt/.
- Compare calced.
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How to use discalced in a sentence
Hitherto the discalced Franciscan religious of this province have had charge of their spiritual matters.
The administration of all those islands, and of that called Cuio, is in charge of discalced Augustinian religious.
It has also a royal hospital which is in charge of the discalced religious of St. Francis.
Continuation of the matter of the preceding section, with especial bearing on our discalced Recollect branch.
The discalced Recollects of St. Augustine also help toward the same end of the pacification of the said provinces.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 | Emma Helen Blair
British Dictionary definitions for discalced
barefooted: used to denote friars and nuns who wear sandals
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