- friar minor,
- friar minor capuchin,
- friar minor conventual,
- friar preacher,
- friar tuck
Origin of friar
Examples from the Web for friar
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
Word Origin for friar
late 13c., from Old French frere "brother, friar" (9c.), originally the mendicant orders (Franciscans, Augustines, Dominicans, Carmelites), who reached England early 13c., from Latin frater "brother" (see brother).