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ˈfraɪ ə rifri·a·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. friarynoun

    a monastery of friars


  1. friarynoun

    house or dwelling where friars or members of certain religious communities live

  2. Etymology: From friar, brother in a religious order, from Latin frater, brother, from Proto-Indo-European

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Friaryadjective

    Like a friar.

    Francis Cornfield did scratch his elbow when he had sweetly invented to signify his name, St. Francis, with a friary cowl in a cornfield. William Camden, Remains.

  2. Friarynoun

    A monastry or convent of friars.

    Etymology: from friar.


  1. friary

    A friary is a place or building where a community of friars (a group of religious brothers), live and work together. It typically includes living quarters, a chapel or church, and sometimes facilities such as a library, garden, or school. The members within a friary follow a certain religious order, like the Franciscans or Dominicans, and abide by their order's specific rules and lifestyle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Friarynoun

    like a friar; pertaining to friars or to a convent

  2. Friarynoun

    a monastery; a convent of friars

  3. Friarynoun

    the institution or praactices of friars

  4. Etymology: [OF. frerie, frairie, fr. frre. See Friar.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of friary in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of friary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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