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friarly

[frahy-er-lee]
adjective
  1. of or relating to friars.
  2. like a friar.
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Origin of friarly

First recorded in 1540–50; friar + -ly
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Historical Examples

  • We will supply you an omelette and piquette, and send you back sobered and friarly—to Caen for Paris at sunset.'

    Diana of the Crossways, Complete

    George Meredith