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third order

noun, often capitalized T&O

Definition of THIRD ORDER

1
:  an organization composed of lay people living in secular society under a religious rule and directed by a religious order
2
:  a congregation especially of teaching or nursing sisters affiliated with a religious order

First Known Use of THIRD ORDER

1629

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