a member of an order of mendicant friars, founded in Florence in 1233, engaged in fostering devotion to the Virgin Mary.
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How to use Servite in a sentence
Meantime the Servite brothers of the Annunziata were growing impatient for the completion of their altar-piece.
The money was a thank-offering from a woman for having been absolved from a vow by one of the Servite priests.Fra Bartolommeo and Andrea D'Agnolo | Leader Scott
He died before this work was completed, of hydropsy, and was buried in the Servite Church.Fra Bartolommeo and Andrea D'Agnolo | Leader Scott
Born in 1513, he entered the Servite order in the cloister of the Annunziata.Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature | John Addington Symonds
Pretending to be repentant and charitable, he sent poisoned bread and wine to the Servite monastery.Donahoe's Magazine, Volume XV, No. 3 | Various