friarly

adjective
fri·​ar·​ly | \ ˈfrī(-ə)r-lē How to pronounce friarly (audio) \

Definition of friarly

: resembling a friar : relating to friars

First Known Use of friarly

1549, in the meaning defined above

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“Friarly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/friarly. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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