noun, plural fri·ar·ies.
Examples from the Web for friary
Sir Harry escorted his cousins and Mattie to the Friary, and then returned to his hotel to dinner.Not Like Other Girls|Rosa N. Carey
Riding was not included in the range of studies at the Friary.First in the Field|George Manville Fenn
During his ministry, the friary at Oxford was greatly enlarged.The Grey Friars in Oxford|Andrew G. Little
The church belonging to the friary was completed in the reign of Richard II.
It occurred in the chief house of the Friary, then a district declining fast in respectability.Old and New London|Walter Thornbury