Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of cloisterer in English:
A person who lives in a cloister; a monk or nun.
- It must be borne in mind that there were eight thousand cloisterers in England alone at the Dissolution.
- So long as cloisterers stayed in their cloisters, spending their lives in contemplation and prayer, they had grace in God's sight and in men's.
- Thou art a master when thou art at home; Nor starving cloisterer, nor novice there.
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