Franciscannoun [ C ]uk /frænˈsɪs.kən/ us /frænˈsɪs.kən/
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- And now wherever there are sinners to be saved, or sick in body or soul to be tended, you find the Franciscan.
- These jealousies might have gone smouldering on, and never burst out into fire, had not the appointment of a Franciscan to the see of Paraguay caused the flames to flare out fiercely.
- Whatever the cause, the fact was that they were all laughing and joking, even including the lean Franciscan, although he made little noise and his smiles looked like death-grins.