Cloisterer
Cloisterer Clois"ter*er, n. [Cf. OF. cloistier.] One belonging to, or living in, a cloister; a recluse. [1913 Webster]

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  • cloisterer — n. recluse; one living in a cloister …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cloisterer — clois·ter·er …   English syllables

  • cloisterer — ˈklȯistərə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English cloistrer, from Middle French cloistrier, from cloistre + ier er : one belonging to or living in a cloister : recluse …   Useful english dictionary

  • Novice — Nov ice, n. [F., from L. novicius, novitius, new, from novus new. See {New}, and cf. {Novitious}.] 1. One who is new in any business, profession, or calling; one unacquainted or unskilled; one yet in the rudiments; a beginner; a tyro. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monk — n 1. cenobite, conventual, monastic, celibate, religious, contemplative, Archaic. cloisterer; abbot, abbé, prior, brother, lay brother, Tibetan Buddhism. lama, Islam. fakir, Islam. marabout, Eastern Ch. caloyer, Hinduism. ashramite, Hinduism.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • votary — n 1. cenobite, conventual, monastic, celibate, religious, contemplative, Archaic. cloisterer; monk, Tibetan Buddhism. lama, Islam. marabout, Eastern Ch. caloyer, Hinduism. ashramite; nun, sister, virgin, maiden, bride of Christ. 2. follower,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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