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Augustin(e, n. (and adj.)

Etymology:  < French Augustin, or < Latin Augustīnus  , name of the great Latin father. See also Austin adj. and n.

  A member of the monastic order named after St. Augustine.

c1400   Rom. Rose 7463   Frere prechours ben good men alle..So been Augustins.
1631   J. Weever Anc. Funerall Monuments 314   The Abbey of the Friers Augustines.
1708   London Gaz. No. 4427/13   The Church of the barefooted Augustins.

c1400—1708(Hide quotations)


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