monkery


monk·ery

noun \ˈməŋ-kə-rē\
plural monk·er·ies

Definition of MONKERY

1
:  monastic life or practice :  monasticism
2
:  a monastic house :  monastery

First Known Use of MONKERY

circa 1536

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