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cloister Saltos de línea: clois|ter
Pronunciación: /ˈklɔɪstə/

Definición de cloister en inglés:

sustantivo

Imagen de cloister
1A covered walk in a convent, monastery, college, or cathedral, typically with a colonnade open to a quadrangle on one side: the shadowed cloisters of the convent
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In Carthusian houses the individual cells occupied by members of the community open from the cloister walk.
  • A trumpet sounded through the sun-bathed cloisters of Manchester Cathedral after the coffin of Stephen Oake was borne in by six pall-bearers yesterday.
  • Hundreds of us occupied the cathedral cloisters and held a short rally.
Sinónimos
walkway, covered walk, corridor, aisle, arcade, loggia, gallery, piazza
1.1A convent or monastery.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Sometimes Behrens recalls these stories from the vantage point of the monastic cloister.
  • The setting is revolutionary France and a cloister of Carmelite nuns.
  • There were many famous cloisters in Byzantium where such women placed themselves at the service of society as a whole.
Sinónimos
abbey, monastery, friary, convent, priory, nunnery, religious house, religious community
historical charterhouse
rare coenobium, coenoby
1.2 (the cloister) Monastic life: he was inclined more to the cloister than the sword
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Jedidah, before you commit yourself to the cloisters, we want to give you a choice.
  • When we meet Jesus in the medieval West, it is, in these and other ways, most often as the Christ of the cloisters.
  • This embrace of the mystical dimension of faith does not require withdrawal to the cloister or a privatized Christianity.

verbo

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Seclude or shut up in a convent or monastery: the monastery was where the Brothers would cloister themselves to meditate
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His skin sensed the suffocating stillness of the confessional as he heard the thick curtain sway close behind him, cloistering him inside the booth.
  • ‘He's uncomfortable with it, so I tend to do it secretly, when I'm alone in the house or by cloistering myself in the bathroom,’ she admits.
  • In this house they can cloister their passion freely since Maggie and Adam have in a sense pushed them together.
Sinónimos
confine, isolate, shut away, sequester, seclude, closet

Derivados

cloistral

1
Pronunciación: /ˈklɔɪstrəl/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • This building from the first quarter of the 18th century became home to a century-old cloistral tradition.
  • In the baroque atmosphere of the cloistral reading room you can enjoy exclusive dinners or cultural highlights.
  • Many generations have listened to this tale of a young girl high in her cloistral tower lowering her beautiful hair on command to an enchantress.

Origen

Middle English (in the sense 'place of religious seclusion'): from Old French cloistre, from Latin claustrum, clostrum 'lock, enclosed place', from claudere, 'to close'.

Palabras que riman con cloister

hoister, oyster, roister

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