Sentence Examples


  • The mendicant monks stirred up the populace to acts of fanatical enmity.
  • Mistress of the entire Christian organism, Rome thus gained control of international education, and the mendicant monks who formed her devoted militia lost no time in monopolizing the professorial chairs.
  • Faqir - names originally designating only the mendicant orders).
  • For this reason, and because almost from the beginning the term "hermits" became a misnomer (for they abandoned the deserts and lived conventually in towns), they ranked among the friars, and became the fourth of the mendicant orders.
  • Their mendicant members, usually known as Vairagis, are, like the general body of the sect, drawn from all castes without distinction.