Saturday, 1 September 2012

Entry: Carmelite (n.)

In context: See previous.

Definition: A member of an order of mendicant friars (called also, from the white cloak which forms part of their dress, White Friars), who derive their origin from a colony founded on Mount Carmel by Berthold, a Calabrian, in the 12th century. Also attrib. or as adj.


Belonging to, or a member of, an order of nuns organized on the model of the Carmelite or White Friars.

Other: We should be back on a more regular publishing schedule (i.e., 12:00 am daily) now.

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Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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