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monkery

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noun, monk·ery \ˈməŋ-kə-rē\

Definition of monkery

plural monkeries

  1. 1 :  monastic life or practice :  monasticism

  2. 2 :  a monastic house :  monastery



Circa 1536

First Known Use of monkery

circa 1536


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