Monkhood
Monkhood Monk"hood, n. [Monk + -hood.] 1. The character or condition of a monk. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]

2. Monks, regarded collectively. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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