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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
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, a non-profit organization whose primary objectives
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and rhetoric, the principle
or charitable interpretation requires interpreting
a speaker's statements
in the most rational
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is an organization whose primary objectives
well-being (e.g. educational, religious
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, formerly known
as Free the Children
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and youth empowerment movement founded
(born 18 September
1980) is an English
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- In Christian
(Latin Caritas) is considered
as one of the seven virtues
and is understood
by Thomas Aquinas
as "the friendship
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shop (UK), thrift
shop or thrift store
(USA) or opportunity
shop (others) is a retail establishment
run by a charitable organization
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a Caritate) is a Catholic
(Latin Church) religious congregation established
in 1950 by Mother
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