Austin Friars

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Austin Friars an Augustinian monastic order
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Austin friars an order of friars established in 1265 by Pope Alexander IV. It was introduced into the United States from Ireland in 1790.
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Usage

In literature:

On an afternoon of the following week, Mr. Stormont Thorpe was alone in the Board Room of the offices in Austin Friars.
"The Market-Place" by Harold Frederic
Austin Friars sounds ghostly, John.
"Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit" by Charles Dickens
On that first evening it had been assumed that as soon as Dion went back to business in Austin Friars, No.
"In the Wilderness" by Robert Hichens
This was the only settlement of the Austin Friars in Sussex, and of its origin nothing is known.
"England of My Heart--Spring" by Edward Hutton
CHURCH OF AUSTIN FRIARS.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 13, Issue 350, January 3, 1829" by Various
Once upon a time a rivalship existed between the Austin friars and the Jesuits.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
A rivalship existed between the Austin-friars and the Jesuits.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Isaac D'Israeli
Forty Austin friars were to be sent at once to the Philippines, to be followed by missionaries from other corporations.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
Thus Throckmorton had sent Poins trembling to hide in the old printer's his grandfather's house in the wilds of Austin Friars.
"Privy Seal" by Ford Madox Ford
St. Austin's was the chapel of Austin Friars Monastery.
"The History of London" by Walter Besant
The ancient priory of Austin Friars was at Ludlow, but is obliterated.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
Udal filled in the girl's name as Margot Poins, the granddaughter of old Badge, of Austin Friars.
"The Fifth Queen" by Ford Madox Ford
Till the hall could be rebuilt, Sir Robert Clayton lent the Drapers a large room in Austin Friars.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
Austin Friars' Church, 185-188.
"Milton's England" by Lucia Ames Mead
At the junction of Throgmorton Street and Old Broad, on the north side of the road is an open space leading into the courtway of Austin Friars.
"Nooks and Corners of Old London" by Charles Hemstreet
In 1711 he moved to Austin Friars, to the house just vacated by the death of Dr. Howe.
"A Book about Doctors" by John Cordy Jeaffreson
There are still visible the courts and gardens of Austin Friars.
"Maps of Old London" by Anonymous
The interior of Chirbury church is broad, spacious and lofty; for those Austin Friars loved a roomy church to preach in.
"Nooks and Corners of Shropshire" by H. Thornhill Timmins
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In news:

Austin said his decision came down to the Friars and Connecticut.
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