friary definition

  • noun:
    • A monastery of friars.
    • house or dwelling in which friars or members of certain spiritual communities stay
    • A monastery; a convent of friars.
    • The institution or methods of friars.
    • A convent of friars; a monastery.
    • the machine of creating into brotherhoods of friars; the methods of friars; monkery.
    • a monastery of friars
  • adjective:
    • Like a friar; related to friars or to a convent.
  • others:
    • related to friars, or even a friary: as, “a friary cowl,”

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