Black Friars

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1) Name popularly applied in Great Britain to the members of the Dominican Order, because of the black mantle which they wore over their white habits.

2) Well-known districts in London and in Glasgow, so called because of the former location of Dominican monasteries in these places.

MLA Citation

  • “Black Friars”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 August 2009. Web. 30 July 2015. <>