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Priory vs. Friary

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Priorynoun

A monastery or convent governed by a prior or prioress.

Friarynoun

house or dwelling where friars or members of certain religious communities live

Priorynoun

A religious house presided over by a prior or prioress; - sometimes an offshoot of, an subordinate to, an abbey, and called also cell, and obedience. See Cell, 2.

Friaryadjective

Like a friar; relating to friars or to a convent.

Priorynoun

religious residence in a monastery governed by a prior or a convent governed by a prioress

Friaryadjective

Like a friar; pertaining to friars or to a convent.

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Priory

A priory is a monastery of men or women under religious vows that is headed by a prior or prioress. Priories may be houses of mendicant friars or nuns (such as the Dominicans, Augustinians, Franciscans, and Carmelites), or monasteries of monks or nuns (as with the Benedictines).

Friarynoun

A monastery; a convent of friars.

Friarynoun

The institution or practices of friars.

Friarynoun

a monastery of friars

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