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Minims (Latin, Fratres Minʹimi, least of the brethren)

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A term of self-abasement assumed by an order of monks founded by St. Francis of Paula, in 1453. The order of St. Francis of Assisi had already engrossed the “humble” title of Fratres Minoʹres (inferior brothers). The superior of the minims is called corrector.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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