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Self-charity Self`-char"i*ty, n.
Self-love. [Obs.] --Shak.
Sister of charitySister Sis"ter, n. [OE. sister, fr. Icel. systir; also suster,
from AS. sweostor, sweoster, swuster, akin to OFries.
sweester, suster, LG. s["u]ster, suster, D. zuster, OS. &
OHG. swestar, G. schwester, Icel. systir, Sw. syster, Dan.
s["o]ster, Goth. swistar, Lith. ses?, Russ. sestra, Pol.
siostra, L. soror, Skr. svasr. [root]298. Cf. Cousin.]
1. A female who has the same parents with another person, or
who has one of them only. In the latter case, she is more
definitely called a half sister. The correlative of
I am the sister of one Claudio. --Shak.
2. A woman who is closely allied to, or assocciated with,
another person, as in the sdame faith, society, order, or
community. --James ii. 15.
3. One of the same kind, or of the same condition; --
generally used adjectively; as, sister fruits. --Pope.
Sister Block (Naut.), a tackle block having two sheaves,
one above the other.
Sister hooks, a pair of hooks fitted together, the shank of
one forming a mousing for the other; -- called also match
Sister of charity, Sister of mercy. (R. C. Ch.) See under
Charity, and Mercy. Sisters of Charity of MontrealNun Nun, n. [OE. nunne, AS. nunne, fr. L. nonna nun, nonnus
monk; cf. Gr. ?, ?; of unknown origin. Cf. Nunnery.]
1. A woman devoted to a religious life, who lives in a
convent, under the three vows of poverty, chastity, and
They holy time is quiet as a nun Breathless with
(a) A white variety of domestic pigeons having a veil of
feathers covering the head.
(b) The smew.
(c) The European blue titmouse.
Gray nuns (R. C. Ch.), the members of a religious order
established in Montreal in 1745, whence branches were
introduced into the United States in 1853; -- so called
from the color or their robe, and known in religion as
Sisters of Charity of Montreal.
Nun buoy. See under Buoy.
Meaning of Charity from wikipedia
to: Charitable organization
, a non-profit organization whose primary objectives
- A charitable organization
is a non-profit organization whose primary objectives
well-being (e.g. charitable, educational...
- and Charity
or Faith, Hope and Love may refer
to: The three theological virtues
of faith, hope, and charity
or love Saints
Faith, Hope and Charity
- A charity
shop or opportunity
shop (colloquially referred
to as an op shop) is a retail establishment
run by a charitable organization
- In Christian
(Latin Caritas) is considered
as one of the seven virtues
and is understood
by Thomas Aquinas
as "the friendship
- The Missionaries
a Caritate) is a Catholic
(Latin Church) religious congregation established
in 1950 by Mother
of Charity refers
of Saint Vincent
de Paul Daughters
of the Sacred Heart
of charity means
the voluntary giving
of help to those
in need, as a humanitarian
are a number
of philosophies about charity
- Sweet Charity
is a musical
by Cy Coleman, lyrics
by Dorothy Fields
and book by Neil Simon. It was directed
and c****ographed for Broadway
- Roman Charity
Carità Romana) is the exemplary story
of a woman, Pero, who secretly breastfeeds
her father, Cimon, after...
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