Skip to main content

discalced

discalced denoting or belonging to one of several strict orders of Catholic friars or nuns who go barefoot or are shod only in sandals. The word is recorded from the mid 17th century, and is a variant, influenced by French, of earlier discalceated, and from Latin discalceatus, from dis- (expressing removal) + calceatus (from calceus ‘shoe’).

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"discalced." The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . Encyclopedia.com. 29 Apr. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"discalced." The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . Encyclopedia.com. (April 29, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/discalced

"discalced." The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . Retrieved April 29, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/discalced

Discalced

Discalced (not wearing sandals): see CARMELITES.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Discalced." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions. . Encyclopedia.com. 29 Apr. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Discalced." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions. . Encyclopedia.com. (April 29, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/discalced

"Discalced." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions. . Retrieved April 29, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/discalced

discalced

discalced •discalced • whilst • Holst

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"discalced." Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes. . Encyclopedia.com. 29 Apr. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"discalced." Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes. . Encyclopedia.com. (April 29, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/discalced-0

"discalced." Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes. . Retrieved April 29, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/discalced-0