Meaning of Austin Friars in English:

Austin Friars

Pronunciation /ˈɒstɪn/

plural noun

  • Another name for Augustinian Friars.

    ‘It belonged to the Austin Friars, or as they styled themselves, ‘Hermits of Saint Augustine.’’
    • ‘St. John Stone was an Augustinian Friar (Austin Friar) belonging to the Canterbury house of that Order.’
    • ‘As an Austin Friar, Waldeby followed the monastic rule of St. Augustine of Hippo, written around the year 400.’