Origin of friar
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His first theater role was as Friar Laurence in a UVA production of Romeo and Juliet.Ben McKenzie’s Journey From Reluctant Teen Idol on ‘The O.C.’ to Sheriff of ‘Gotham’|Marlow Stern|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He wore the hooded brown habit and sandals of a Franciscan Capuchin friar.Cardinal O'Malley: Pope Francis Knows Immigrants Are the Future of the Church|Christopher Dickey|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A man in a knit cap called out to the friar on duty, Father Paul Lostritto.
But that kid from Podunk, now unloading freight at the big-box store, is a universe away from Oxford and a Capuchin friar buddy.
Much later a friend who was a Capuchin friar held for Marlantes an effective healing Mass for the Dead at Old Mission Santa Inez.
My kingdom was full of a quarrel 'twixt peasant and noblesse, 'twixt monk and friar, and merchant.Long Will|Florence Converse
Friar John Tezel, commissary, has signed it with his own hand.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century (Volume 1)|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
Ty stood in his door as the Friar rode up, and he recognized him from the description Badger-face had turned in.Friar Tuck|Robert Alexander Wason
Friar Jerome, however, was ordered not to lose sight of him.Annals of a Fortress|E. Viollet-le-Duc
Here is a knave of a friar calleth me a mad priest, and yet I smite him not.The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood|Howard Pyle