noun, plural fra·tries.
Words nearby fratry
Origin of fratry
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The refectory, sometimes called the fratry or frater-house, was the common hall for all conventual meals.English Monastic Life|Abbot Gasquet
The refectory, or fratry, was rebuilt in the fifteenth century, and is now used as a chapter-house.The Cathedrals of Great Britain|P. H. Ditchfield
In 1764 these screens were removed and stored in the Fratry crypt as lumber.
Beneath the fratry is a very fine Decorated crypt, with a groined roof.
The late Mr. Street very carefully restored the fratry in 1880, and it is now used as a chapter-house, library, and choir-school.