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[kawr-dl-eer] /ˌkɔr dlˈɪər/

a Franciscan friar: so called from the knotted cord worn as a girdle.
Cordeliers, a political club in Paris that met at an old Cordelier convent at the time of the French Revolution.
the Cordeliers, a political club founded in 1790 and meeting at an old Cordelier convent in Paris
(RC Church) a Franciscan friar of the order of the Friars Minor


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