Fraterer


Fraterer
The *frater or refectory was the fraterer's sphere of influence. He saw to it that tables were laid, that tablecloths were clean and repaired; he kept a count of cups and spoons. He was also meant to keep the wash-room (lavatorium) clean and supplied with towels. [< OldFr. fraitur = refectory < Lat. refectorium] -

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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