"cordelier" Definition

  1. n. A Franciscan; -- so called in France from the girdle of knotted cord worn by all Franciscans.
  2. n. A member of a French political club of the time of the first Revolution, of which Danton and Marat were members, and which met in an old Cordelier convent in Paris.

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Position in dictionary: 21488 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "cordelier": 1
Words that end with "cordelier": 1
Words that contain "cordelier": 1
Next words in dictionary: cordeling, cordelle, cordial, cordialities, cordiality, cordialize, cordially, cordialness, cordierite, cordillera
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English Dictionary Definition of cordelier

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