cordelier definition

  • noun:
    • A Franciscan; -- so named in France from the girdle of gnarled cable worn by all Franciscans.
    • a part of a French political club of that time of this very first Revolution, which Danton and Marat were members, and which met in a vintage Cordelier convent in Paris.
    • In France, the regular Franciscan monks: so named from girdle of knotted cable donned by that order. See Franciscan.
    • plural title of 1 regarding the Parisian political groups in the time of the revolution, from the holding its sittings in the chapel of a vintage convent of Cordeliers.
    • A Franciscan; -- so called in France from the girdle of gnarled cord worn by all Franciscans.
    • A member of a French political club of that time for the very first Revolution, that Danton and Marat had been users, and which came across in a classic Cordelier convent in Paris.
    • In France, among the regular Franciscan monks: so named from girdle of knotted cable donned by that purchase. See Franciscan.
    • plural The name of 1 regarding the Parisian governmental groups in the period of the change, from its keeping its sittings into the chapel of an old convent of Cordeliers.

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