The Italians also have a soft spot for capuchin Franciscans, who have long been known for their work with the poor.
For centuries, capuchin monks followed simple embalming practices.
But that kid from Podunk, now unloading freight at the big-box store, is a universe away from Oxford and a capuchin friar buddy.
Much later a friend who was a capuchin friar held for Marlantes an effective healing Mass for the Dead at Old Mission Santa Inez.
Without any further preamble the priest took a seat near the fire by the side of the capuchin friar.
When the Pope walked in his garden that afternoon as usual, the old capuchin was with him.
He had been a capuchin monk, in a monastery at or near Paris.
Once or twice the capuchin said, "And how did you find my young penitent this morning?"
Chabot, a capuchin monk, embittered by the cloister, and eager to avenge himself on the superstition which had imprisoned him.
The capuchin pushed his handkerchief into his sleeve and dropped back into his seat.
1520s, from Middle French capuchin (16c., Modern French capucin), from Italian capuccino, diminutive of capuccio "hood," augmentative of cappa (see cap (n.)). Friar of the Order of St. Francis, under the rule of 1528, so called from the pointed hoods on their cloaks. As a type of monkey, 1785, from the shape of the hair on its head, thought to resemble a cowl.