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cloisterer Line breaks: clois|ter¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈklɔɪstərə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of cloisterer in English:


A person who lives in a cloister; a monk or nun.
Example sentences
  • The General Prologue portrait calls attention to Huberd's grand and dignified appearance, so unlike a cloisterer's or a scholar's threadbare looks.
  • I would to God, this were only the private misdevotion of some superstitious old wife, or some idle and silly cloisterer.
  • Thou art a master when thou art at home; Nor starving cloisterer, nor novice there.
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