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  • n. Alternative form of frater house.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as fraiter.


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  • In the center lay the broad Abbey buildings, with church and cloisters, hospitium, chapter-house and frater-house, all buzzing with a busy life.

    Sir Nigel

  • Between the chapter-house and the church there is a narrow room, which was the sacristy, and on the south of the chapter-house a building in two stories, the ground floor being the frater-house, where the monks retired after meals to converse, the upper room being the dortor, or dormitory, where they slept.

    English Villages


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