Sister of Mercy

nounRoman Catholic Church.
  1. a member of a congregation of sisters founded in Dublin in 1827 by Catherine McAuley (1787–1841) and engaged chiefly in works of spiritual and corporal mercy.

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How to use Sister of Mercy in a sentence

  • Lucy drew up her pretty shoulders in her grey sister-of-mercy cloak, and opened her blue eyes a little wider.

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