- 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] -Cf. Obedientiary
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Frater — The dining room or hall of a religious house; a refectory. [< OldFr. fraitur = refectory] Cf. Fraterer; Recreation … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases
Obedientiary — One who owes obedience. The word referred to that member of a monastery responsible for a particular aspect of the community s functioning, e.g. *cellarer, *fraterer, *precentor, *sacrist. He was also required to render appropriate annual… … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases
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