- Roman Catholic Church. a member of a religious order, especially the mendicant orders of Franciscans, Dominicans, Carmelites, and Augustinians.
- Printing. a blank or light area on a printed page caused by uneven inking of the plate or type.Compare monk.
- His first theater role was as Friar Laurence in a UVA production of Romeo and Juliet.
- He wore the hooded brown habit and sandals of a Franciscan Capuchin friar.
- A man in a knit cap called out to the friar on duty, Father Paul Lostritto.
- Romney is like the sheriff of Nottingham: all castle, no conviction; which makes Newt Gingrich the earthy Friar Tuck.
- But that kid from Podunk, now unloading freight at the big-box store, is a universe away from Oxford and a Capuchin friar buddy.
- It is also thought that the book was written by a Franciscan friar for the use of some one in a Benedictine house.
- It is only,” replies the friar, “to grace and adorn my speech; it is the colour of a Ciceronian rhetoric.
- A sharp eye was kept on all arrivals from abroad, and a friar, fresh from Portugal, was hanged in his cowl at Limerick.
- He did not fare so badly either, for being plump and rosy he was allowed to personate the jolly Friar Tuck.
- Then they had tea in the friar's cell, and afterwards Michael set out to walk back to St. Antoine.