- Colloquial term for the Friars of Blessed Mary, i.e. Friars De Domina; they were disbanded and obliged to join one of the major orders in the 14c. They were called 'pied' because of their brown and white *habit.
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Pied Friars — also called the Friars of Blessed Mary or the Friars De Domina; disbanded and the members obliged to join one of the major orders in the early 14th century … Medieval glossary
pied — (adj.) late 14c., as if it were the past participle of a verb form of Middle English noun pie magpie (see PIE (Cf. pie) (n.2)), in reference to the bird s black and white plumage. Earliest use is in reference to the pyed freres, an order of… … Etymology dictionary
pied — adj. particoloured. Phrases and idioms: Pied Piper a person enticing followers esp. to their doom. Etymology: ME f. PIE(2), orig. of friars … Useful english dictionary
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