• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Frate (frä′te) a friar:—pl. Frä′ti
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—Low L. fraternalisfrater, a brother, Eng. brother, Gr. phratēr, a clansman, Sans. bhrāta.


In literature:

The frate kept his finger in his little book, and folded his arms picturesquely across his breast.
"Roderick Hudson" by Henry James
Frate Timoteo has a fine Italian priestly pose.
"An Essay on Comedy And the Uses of the Comic Spirit" by George Meredith
St. Andrea delle Frate, was it?
"Mae Madden" by Mary Murdoch Mason
Frate Puccio had already taken possession of nearly the whole territory, except the fortress of Corzano.
"History Of Florence And Of The Affairs Of Italy" by Niccolo Machiavelli
There had long been a deep-seated quarrel between her and Sara Frates.
"Out of the Triangle" by Mary E. Bamford
That is 'Brother Luke'; looks like one of Il Frate's wonderful heads, does he not?
"At the Mercy of Tiberius" by August Evans Wilson
And there, as it is said, Jesus Himself spoke with him, and he wrote the blessing for Frate Leone.
"Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa" by Edward Hutton
Vanna must go and hear the Frate's next sermon, she must indeed.
"Little Novels of Italy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
Do you know that the Magnifico sent for the Frate at the last, and couldn't die without his blessing?
"Romola" by George Eliot
We shall speak first of FRA BARTOLOMMEO or BACCIO DELLA PORTA, also called IL FRATE (1469-1517).
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture" by Clara Erskine Clement
It is not without sufficient reason therefore that this excellent ecclesiastic is always called Frate Giovanni Angelico.
"Six Centuries of Painting" by Randall Davies
Frate Garofalo was hanged to the elm-tree of the square.
"Renaissance Fancies and Studies" by Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee)
It was also thought that the favour of Tribolo, who was executing the ornaments of Castello, was no advantage to the Frate.
"Lives of the most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects" by Giorgio Vasari
This arrangement does not please you, Frate, eh?
"Gerald Fitzgerald The Chevalier" by Charles James Lever
The Frate declared that there was nothing very serious the matter with any of them.
"Tony Butler" by Charles James Lever
The Frate could tell me all these things.
"Paul Gosslett's Confessions in Love, Law, and The Civil Service" by Charles James Lever
This traitor is Frate Alberigo, one of the Manfredi family of Faenza.
"The Browning Cyclopædia" by Edward Berdoe
It is when Frate Alberigo, lying in misery in Antenora, implores him to remove the ice from his face.
"The Life and Writings of Henry Fuseli, Volume I (of 3)" by John Knowles
About that time I had to make a little monumental memorial of Frate Girolamo Savonarola.
"Thoughts on Art and Autobiographical Memoirs of Giovanni Duprè" by Giovanni Duprè
Cianfanini, Benedetto, pupil to Frate.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Volume VI (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi

In poetry:

Sovra un asse Frate Angelico
Dipingea le sue Madonne;
Sempre azzuro il manto aveano,
Sempre rosse avean le gonne;
N'era il capo incoronato
Da un bel circolo dorato.
"Evo Medio" by Ferdinando Fontana
"Fui condotto all'aperto.--
Un frate colla stola
"Negra mi passo` accanto.
Lo seguivan dei ceffi
"Da ribaldi, che feano--orribili sberleffi
"A un meschin che legato--ne veniva con loro.
"Mastro Spaghi" by Ferdinando Fontana

In news:

Chemtool Incorporated and JA Frate are joining forces with Operation Support Our Troops America (OSOT) which is a volunteer based 501c3 organization.
Kenai Middle School and their Shinny Hockey Club would like to thank Rick Koch, Bob Frates, Dave Essert and the City of Kenai for their continued support and use of the skating rink.
Team Frate Train won The Peter Frates #3 Fund whiffle ball tournament on Saturday at Hannah School in Beverly.
Peter Frates, far right, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in March.
Courtesy Photos Beverly's Peter Frates, who was diagnosed with ALS in March, will start at first base for one pitch in tonight's Oldtime Baseball Game at St Peter's Field in Cambridge.
Chris Frates and Nancy Cook .
The City of Kenai has nearly completed its dune restoration project, which targets the dunes along the mouth of the Kenai River, said Bob Frates, parks and recreation director.
Chris Frates and Nancy Cook.
Rodman Frates was instrumental at North Side YMCA.
Rodman Frates was a longtime athlete who ran 10 miles a day and competed in marathons and ultramarathons.
Motorcyclist injured in accident on Manchaca near Frate Barker.

In science:

Amendolia S, Estrella F, del Frate C, Galvez J, Hassan W, Hauer T, et al. Deployment of a Grid-based Medical Imaging Application. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics 2005;112:59-69.
Experiences of Engineering Grid-Based Medical Software
Published in Author’s book Frate cu meridianele și paralelele, Vol.
A Group-Pertmutation Algorithm to Solve the Generalized SUDOKU