Definition of friary in English:
noun (plural friaries)
A building or community occupied by or consisting of friars.
- The friary is a building of stone turned dark by the city's grime.
- The Irish Catholic Directory lists more than 250 properties held by religious orders in the state, excluding schools, parish houses, friaries and monasteries.
- The former apse, with its rich mosaics and stained-glass windows, was left standing, partly for nostalgic reasons, partly to hide the friary, which would have looked unsightly without it.
Words that rhyme with friarydiary, enquiry, expiry, fiery, inquiry, miry, priory, spiry, wiry
Definition of friary in:
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