from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A brother; a friar; a monk.
- noun One who assumes the garb and character of a begging friar. See the extracts.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Eccl.), rare A monk; also, a frater house.
- noun an apartament in a convent used as an eating room; a refectory; -- called also a
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The Norman refectory or "frater" was demolished in 1246, and the new one begun.
Cum autem simul communicari et inungi aliquam oportuerit. soror aliqua crucem portet. et frater socius sacram deferat unccionem: et primo fiat communio. deinde inunccio. et in isto casu semper remaneat conuentus in infirmaria usque ad complectionem officii.
Not until the porter had shown forth all the curiosities and beauties of his church to the visitor did he hand Cadfael over to the hospitaller, to be furnished with a bed, and welcomed into the community at supper in the frater.
Poole, et frater Richardus, Henricus Poole, et duo juvenes ei familiares huc veniunt.
Makes me think that if you went to different planets or times the animation would be different. frater gymnos from the website...
Thou mayst do this if thou wilt, pater non deperit filiam, nec frater sororem, a father dotes not on his own daughter, a brother on a sister; and why? because it is unnatural, unlawful, unfit.
In the first of these letters Seneca hopes his brother Paul is well: “Bene te valere, frater, cupio.”
Et ille, vidi a dextris meis puerum deosculantem vulnera manum mearum, et pedum et dicentem mihi, tu frater meus es dilectus. back
Luctui dies indicebatur cum liberi nascantur, cum frater abit, amicus ab hospite captivus domum redeat, puella desponsetur.
 Da Trebio, pone ad Trebium, vis frater ab illia