white friar

noun

often capitalized W&F

Word History

Etymology

from his white habit

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white friar was in the 15th century

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“White friar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20friar. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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